Sonke in the News

21 Jun 16 In Electronic Media Fatherhood, Positive Parenting

Francesca Villette of IOL reports on the efficacy of the MenCare+ gender equality workshops.

14 Jun 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

NewsDeeply reports on Sonke’s efforts to combat the strikingly widespread occurrence of gender-based violence in SA.

10 Jun 16 In Electronic Media LGBTQI Rights

Outside of legislative channels, civil society is also combating homophobia in various ways – GroundUp reports.

9 Jun 16 In Electronic Media LGBTQI Rights

Will new laws help curb the threat of violence against people because of their sexual orientation in South Africa?

19 May 16 In Electronic Media HIV/AIDS & TB, Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights

How the world’s richest are reaching out to Africa’s children – Yonela Mgwali reports on CNBC Africa.

19 May 16 In Electronic Media Sex Work

Cathi Albertyn writes in Newsweek on possible reformations to be made to the Sexual Offences Act.

17 May 16 In Electronic Media Economic Justice, Silicosis

SABC News reports on the Johannesburg High Court’s ruling in the historic silicosis class action lawsuit.

16 May 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence, Religion & Culture

Religious leaders from ten countries are working together to overcome barriers limiting churches’ responses to gender-based violence.

13 May 16 In Electronic Media Silicosis

David McKenzie of CNN.com reports on the fate of the miners’ historic class action suit.

4 Apr 16 In Print Media Economic Justice, Silicosis

CEOs know that they owe sick victims money, but are buying time while mine workers die, write Meeran and Mbuyisa.

17 Mar 16 In Electronic Media Gender Equality in the Home, Men's Health

Sibongile Mashaba of The Sowetan reports on the death of Nkosiyethu Joe Fumba, who was killed by his abusive wife.

10 Mar 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

Discrepancies in the murder cases of Franziska Blöchliger and Sinoxolo Mafevuka reveal stark imbalances in SA’s justice system.

9 Mar 16 In Electronic Media Sex Work

Information secured by GroundUp indicates that the new plan is unlikely to include provisions to decriminalise the trade.

8 Mar 16 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

Genevieve Quintal of News24 reports on President Jacob Zuma’s misinformed comments about harassment of women.

1 Mar 16 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

Editorial appearing in The Star praises efforts by Sonke and other NGOs in holding perpetrators like Patrick Wisani accountable.

9 Feb 16 In Print Media Corporal Punishment

Opinion piece published in the Cape Times lauding the SAHRC’s recommendation to outlaw corporal punishment in all contexts.

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