Sonke in the News

16 Feb 17 In Electronic Media Community Activism

Campaign to stop sexual violence in taxi industry.

2 Dec 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

The Vimba app connects survivors of rape with assisting organizations offering free shelter, legal assistance and counselling.

1 Dec 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

A simple cellphone app could offer a much-needed lifeline to abused women in Diepsloot.

30 Nov 16 In Electronic Media Prisons & Criminal Justice

National government and the head of Pollsmoor’s remand facility taken to court by Sonke Gender Justice.

29 Nov 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

Rape and physical abuse rates more than double those reported in national studies have been recorded in Diepsloot.

23 Nov 16 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

Wisani’s conviction shows concerted community action can expedite justice for survivors of violence.

18 Nov 16 In Electronic Media Religion & Culture

Tanzania’s Daily News reports on work done by Children’s Dignity Forum, co-ordinator of MenEngage Tanzania, to protect girls from FGM and forced marriages.​

6 Nov 16 In Print Media Positive Parenting

Nivashni Nair and Suthentira Govender write in the Sunday Times on the importance of limiting babies’ television intake.

18 Oct 16 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

Patrick Wisani’s legal team continues to cause delays in his trial.

17 Oct 16 In Electronic Media Positive Parenting

Kamini Padayachee reports on the Labour Law Amendment Bill, which aims to provide equal benefits to adoptive and surrogate parents.

15 Oct 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

The case has been marred with delays since its beginning – Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni reports for The Citizen.

22 Aug 16 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

Publicise gender murder trial, urges civil society coalition group.

18 Aug 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

Activists have partnered with taxi industry on national awareness campaign addressing harassment and gender-based violence towards women commuters.

16 Aug 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

Gabi Falanga writes for IOL on a newly formed national campaign to keep female taxi commuters safe.

12 Aug 16 In Electronic Media Gender Equality in the Home

Bayano Valy writes about the promise and challenge of getting men involved in care and household work.

12 Aug 16 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

“I think it’s an exciting moment,” says Sonke Gender Justice’s Dean Peacock of the state of gender activism in SA.

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