The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that parents charged with hitting their children will no longer be able to raise a special defence.
Conference co-organised by Pan African Parliament, MenEngage Africa, Sonke and the UNFPA aims to accelerate the fight against FGM across Africa.
Calling for a renewed commitment from the Department of Basic Education to implement the National Protocol on Corporal Punishment in Schools.
Outlining the necessity of the Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference.
Sonke and partners will be hosting the second “Five Days of Violence Prevention” conference this October in Newtown, Johannesburg.
Sonke argues against Advocate Loyiso Mpumlwana’s suggestion that African culture allows for beatings.
In the aftermath of the violent incident at Spur this year, we are once more confronted by an incident of racism and 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.
Civil society organisations recognise government’s efforts in reducing overcrowding in Pollsmoor Remand Detention Facility from 252% to 149% in six months.
Today Sonke Gender Justice pays its respects to Prudence Mabele, a fallen giant of the global AIDS movement.
Community dialogue addressing the rising levels of GBV in Diepsloot.
MenEngage Africa and partners host regional meeting to investigate the evolving structural drivers behind female genital mutilation.
Civil society representatives, parents, citizens and community members all speak out to defend the rights of Tanzania’s young girls.
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.
Sixty countries have co-sponsored these HRC resolutions yet South Africa has to date failed to indicate whether it will follow suit
View a schedule of events Sonke is to participate in at this year’s South African AIDS Conference.
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