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20 Oct 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that parents charged with hitting their children will no longer be able to raise a special defence.

12 Oct 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence, Religion & Culture

Conference co-organised by Pan African Parliament, MenEngage Africa, Sonke and the UNFPA aims to accelerate the fight against FGM across Africa.

4 Oct 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

Calling for a renewed commitment from the Department of Basic Education to implement the National Protocol on Corporal Punishment in Schools.

3 Oct 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

Outlining the necessity of the Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference.

28 Sep 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence

Sonke and partners will be hosting the second “Five Days of Violence Prevention” conference this October in Newtown, Johannesburg.

28 Aug 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

Sonke argues against Advocate Loyiso Mpumlwana’s suggestion that African culture allows for beatings.

7 Aug 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

In the aftermath of the violent incident at Spur this year, we are once more confronted by an incident of racism and violence.

7 Aug 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

It is an affront to South Africa that one of the very individuals elected to be a leader in this democracy could perpetuate such violence, and in particular, against women.

31 Jul 17 Press Releases Prisons & Criminal Justice

Civil society organisations recognise government’s efforts in reducing overcrowding in Pollsmoor Remand Detention Facility from 252% to 149% in six months.

11 Jul 17 Press Releases HIV/AIDS & TB

Today Sonke Gender Justice pays its respects to Prudence Mabele, a fallen giant of the global AIDS movement.

7 Jul 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence

Community dialogue addressing the rising levels of GBV in Diepsloot.

5 Jul 17 Sonke News Religion & Culture, Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights

MenEngage Africa and partners host regional meeting to investigate the evolving structural drivers behind female genital mutilation.

30 Jun 17 Press Releases Adolescents & Teens

Civil society representatives, parents, citizens and community members all speak out to defend the rights of Tanzania’s young girls.

21 Jun 17 Press Releases, Sonke News Gender-Based Violence

Now more than ever we need clear and unequivocal action to advance women’s rights and to end violence against women and all forms of discrimination.

20 Jun 17 Sonke News

Sixty countries have co-sponsored these HRC resolutions yet South Africa has to date failed to indicate whether it will follow suit

12 Jun 17 Sonke News HIV/AIDS & TB

View a schedule of events Sonke is to participate in at this year’s South African AIDS Conference.

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