Nonhlanhla – Sonke’s CEM Unit manager – shares experiences from her youth that influenced her decision to become an activist.
Zoe Black, a Zimbabwean sex worker and activist living in Cape Town, shares her troubling experiences as a victim of crime.
PEPFAR recipients document how the pledge limits sex workers’ access to health care and increases their vulnerability.
Feminists around the world have mixed reactions to Bono’s “Women of the Year” award, presented to him by Glamour Magazine.
It is vital the court of appeal upholds a ruling that makes South Africa’s gold mining industry accountable to women whose husbands died from silicosis.
A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.
Patrick Godana writes on the terrible toll of silicosis on miners’ families.
Women’s work caring for sick miners is invisible – Tanya Charles writes for GroundUp.
After serving 9 years of an 18-year sentence for armed robbery, Thulani Ndlovu has founded Zonk’izizwe Odds Development, an NGO fighting to get prisoners’ rights on the national agenda.
Getting parents more involved in childcare is good for a child’s health and prospects in life. It’s also good for women. South Africa needs to get with the programme writes Wessel van den Bergh.
Sonke’s Patrick Godana how many more people need to be violated, assaulted and murdered before our government takes the scourge of gender-based violence seriously.
Sonke’s Siphokhazi Dyani attends a march demanding action from the Delft police for the brutal murder in August of 38 year-old Nomenesi Klawushe. She wonders: will justice be served for the mother of three and other women like her?
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