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Sonke Newsletter 15


The City He Left Behind
By
  • Bongani Kana
24 Mar 14

The port city of Merca lies in the south of Somalia and sits between the Lower Shabelle River and the Indian Ocean. It’s home to approximately 230 000 inhabitants, but for 29-year-old human rights activist, Abdillahi Ahmed Mohamed, Merca will always be …

Justice for Sandiswa
By
  • Bongani Kana
9 Apr 14

On December 10, 2013, Sandiswa Mhlawuli, a 27-year-old unmarried mother of two, was murdered. Several eye-witnesses say her ex-boyfriend Nkosinam Xabadiya (then 29-years-old) pulled her out of a stationary commuter van and stabbed her multiple times. M …

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Mencare in Matzikana

MenCare in Matzikama

Sonke and the Matzikama Men and Boys Network Transform a Rural Community's Norms Around Gender, Sex, and Family

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One Man Can in Bushbuckridge – Marvel

Marvel Ubisi tells the story of how One Man Can helped her leave alcohol and find her children.

One Man Can in Bushbuckridge – Orphen

Orphen Sibuyi tells how One Man Can helped him understand and deal with his anger and violent behaviour.

One Man Can in Bushbuckridge – King

King’s story tells how One Man Can and the support of his friends helped him find new outlets for life and fun instead of drinking and living a risky lifestyle.

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Vuyiseka Dubula joins Sonke as head of the Policy Development and Advocacy Programme
3 Mar 14

Sonke Gender Justice is pleased to announce that beginning March 1, Vuyiseka Dubula joins Sonke as head of the Policy Development and Advocacy Programme. In this portfolio, she will oversee Sonke’s work with the Commission for Gender Equality, the Nati …

Sisonke Msimang named a New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute
15 Apr 14

Sonke Gender Justice congratulates Sisonke Msimang, Director of Advocacy and Accountability at Sonke, who has just been named a New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. The Aspen …

Second Global MenEngage Symposium
15 Apr 14

MenEngage announces the second MenEngage Global Symposium which will be held In New Delhi, India from November 10-13th, 2014. The symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners, advocates, activists, government representatives and the donor c …

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