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Featured Articles & Opinion
17 Jun Fatherhood, Gender Equality in the Home, Gender-Based Violence

Findings from the State of the World’s Fathers Report illustrate how inequality in the home creates a violent vicious cycle.
8 Jun Gender-Based Violence, Religion and culture

Members from various faiths gathered together at Sonke’s workshop to discuss how religion can contribute to gender-based violence.
5 Jun Prisons & Criminal Justice

How the overcrowded conditions of South Africa’s prisons contribute to the increased spread of disease and violence among prisoners.
25 May Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights

Sonke’s Marlise Richter warns against the stigmatising language government is using and its targeting of South Africa’s most marginalised groups.

Latest News
30 Jul Press Releases

Civil society organisations band together to demand justice for the South African government’s failure to detain Al-Bashir.

29 Jul Press Releases

Mozambique’s successful abolishment of colonial-era anti-homosexuality laws provides an example for all African countries to follow.

29 Jul On Radio & TV

Patrick Godana is scheduled as a guest star on three different radio stations throughout this week, discussing GBV and fatherhood.

28 Jul Sonke News

Invitation to meeting and march – to be attended by Sonke staff – in protest of government corruption.

24 Jul In Electronic Media

Sonke Gender Justice and other civil society organisations call for justice following Al-Bashir’s unhindered exfiltration from South Africa.

22 Jul Sonke News

Sonke presents findings from a study that links community mobilisation to an increase in HIV testing within the community.

Featured Photography

At the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Violence on Women and Children in 2014, Sonke, together with a coalition of 20 civil society organisations, took to the streets to demand that the president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, allocate a budget to fund and support the development of a comprehensive National Strategic Plan (NSP) on gender-based violence (GBV) that will address both prevention and response mechanisms. These pictures were taken at these mobilisation campaigns held across the country.

Latest Publications
29 Jun Reports
1 - 5 June 2015 Garden Court Hotel, Eastgate, Johannesburg
1 Jun Workshops & Events

Sonke and TAC apply to become 'friends of the court' in historic class action lawsuit

Sonke and TAC apply to become ‘friends of the court’ in historic class action lawsuit.

Sonke Newsletter 17

Sonke’s Newsletter 17 has arrived – Check it out!.