• our photovoice projects give young people an opportunity to be heard
  • sonke promotes healthy, equitable relationships
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  • sonke participates in a range of activities year round
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  • murals provide contextually appropriate messages in high traffic areas
  • sonke uses a range of innovative tools

Documentaries about Sonke's Work

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Three of our Peer Educators Share their Stories

Here are three beautiful short documentaries chronicling the lives of three of our peer educators working on our One Man Can community mobilisation randomised control trial in Bushbuckridge. Each of these is only five minutes long and absolutely worth watching.

» Watch King's story

» Watch Marvel's story

» Watch Orphen's story

Two Case Studies Highlight Sonke's Work with Men in Africa

We're excited to share with you two case studies that have been published lately. One details the MenCare My Dad Can project that's shifting perceptions of gender roles in Matzikama, South Africa. Another reports on the One Man Can Campaign's support for peacebuilding and gender equality in Sudan.

» MenCare in Matzikama: Transforming a Rural Community's Norms around Gender, Sex and Family

» Sonke’s One Man Can Campaign Supports Peacebuilding and Gender Equality in Sudan

Sonke Protests to Turn the Wheels of Justice

This article, by Sonke's Bongani Kona, was published in yesterday's the Sunday Times. Kona writes about Sonke's work with the mother of murdered Sandiswa Mhlawuli, who seeks justice for her daughter who was allegedly killed by an ex-boyfriend.

» Read the full article: a Mother's Search for Justice and Protection

Project Updates

Change the Story: Refugees and Migrants Speak Against GBV

Hitting the airwaves just in time for 16 Days of Activism, Change the Story: Refugees and Migrants Speak Against GBV is a 3-part series of short radio dramas highlighting factors that make refugees and migrant communities vulnerable to sexual violence as well as challenges for accessing care and treatment services. While all women and girls face challenges reporting any kind of violence, refugees and migrants face added barriers of language, lack of knowledge of local systems and rights, not knowing where to go, few support systems, and at times xenophobic responses.

» Download the press release for more information

The Detention Justice Forum Website Goes Live

The Detention Justice Forum is a civil society coalition to advance the rights and well-being of detainees in South Africa. The Forum is co-founded and co-coordinated by Sonke, Wits Justice Project, and Just Detention International. Learn more about the Detention Justice Forum at the newly launched website, www.detentionjusticeforum.org.za.

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