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Invitation: We Will Speak Out South Africa

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The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the Most Reverend Dr Thabo Makgoba invites you to join him in walking with survivors of sexual violence in South Africa.

Together, we need to speak out against sexual violence and break the silence that exists. Let us join hands and work together to change this story forever.

Domestic Violence Network Submission on the Policing Green Paper 31 July 2013

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A group of  gender, women’s rights and children’s rights civil society organisations working in the area of gender based violence took the decision to make this submission in response to the Civilian Secretariat of Police’s  Green Paper on Policing. This decision was made in light of the fact that part of the poor implementation of the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 (‘the DVA’) which impedes survivor’s of domestic violence ability to benefit from the DVA is linked to problems with policing. This submission contains comments and recommendations applicable to domestic violence and policing.

United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women: Annual Report 2012

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Page 11 of this UNTF Annual Report highlights Sonke's work through an interview with David Tamba of the Men's Association for Gender Equality, Sierra Leone. The report as a whole gives valuable insight on the work of UNTF grantees worldwide and provides ideas on innovative interventions being implemented.

Sonke Gender Justice Network: 16 Days of Activism Calendar of Events 2012

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Sonke's calendar of events for the international 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, 2012

CGE Monitor Questionnaire

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With the intention of obtaining a comprehensive analysis of the work of the CGE during the 100 Days Campaign, the CGE Monitor kindly asks civil society organisations to fill out the attached questionnaire, which contains questions regarding their experience with the CGE between 1 June 2012 and 23 October 2012.

Kindly complete the attached questionnaire and submit it by no later than 26 November 2012.

Deportation and Public Health: Concerns around the ending of the Zimbabwean

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Migration Issue Brief #9, October 2011

The Migration Issue Briefs are a resource for practitioners. They summarise state of the art research and are intended to inform discussions and debates surrounding human mobility in Southern Africa.

Prepared by Jo Vearey, Senior Researcher, ACMS and Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ACMS

The AIDS Accountability Scorecard on Women - Are governments keeping their promises?

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An independent assessment and rating developed through a comprehensive consultative process with global health experts and civil society representatives from across the world (including Sonke). It evaluates data on women that all governments provide as part of the 2001 United Nations Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. Produced by AIDS Accountability International.

Together we must ... end violence against women and girls and HIV&AIDS: A review of promising practi

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Produced by ActionAid and Unifem in November 2009, this collection includes a study on Sonke

Expanding HIV care in Africa: making men matter

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The Lancet, Volume 374, Issue 9686, Pages 275 - 276, 25 July 2009. By
Edward J Mills, Nathan Ford, & Peter Mugyenyi.

A Summary of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Amendment Act 32 of 2007

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Produced by the Cenre for Applied Legal Studies and the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre, this guide outlines the most important provisions of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Amendment Act which has been in effect since 16 Dec 2007.

The Rio Declaration: Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys on Achieving Gender Equality

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Representatives from 8 countries have signed a declaration on engaging men and boys to achieve gender equality at the Global Symposium held in Rio de Janeiro from March 29 - April 3, 2009. The declaration calls on individuals, communities, NGOs, governments, international organisations, the private sector and the media to
invest in men and boys to become engaged in changing their behavior and attitudes towards gender equality.

The Rio Declaration: Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys on Achieving Gender Equality

Filesize: 281.05 kB

Representatives from 8 countries have signed a declaration on engaging men and boys to achieve gender equality at the Global Symposium held in Rio de Janeiro from March 29 - April 3, 2009. The declaration calls on individuals, communities, NGOs, governments, international organisations, the private sector and the media to
invest in men and boys to become engaged in changing their behavior and attitudes towards gender equality.

Making Progress against AIDS?

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A briefing document prepared by Paul Booth and edited by SANAC deputy chairperson Mark Heywood. It presents a snap-shot of where we are in South Africa's response to HIV, and particularly with regards the targets of the National Strategic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs. (October 2008)

Migration, HIV & gender

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An International Organization on Migration document looking at migration trends in southern Africa, HIV vulnerability, gender inequality and sectors employing migrant workers (August 2007).

Moderators' summary of the Expert Panel, 52nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

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The topic covered by the expert panel was "The equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS". It took place on 25 February - 7 March 2008.

Testing the Effectiveness of the Men as Partners Program (MAP) in Soweto, South Africa

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This Frontiers in Reproductive Health Program (FRONTIERS) / Population Council report details the finding of a study conducted to assess the MAP programme (November 2007).

Politicising Masculinities: Beyond the Personal

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This report was written by Emily Esplen and Alan Greig, with inputs from Andrea Cornwall and Jerker Edström. It draws on conversations and inspirations from the Politicising Masculinities symposium which took place 15–18 October 2007 in Dakar, Senegal.

2007 Clinical guidelines on antiretroviral therapy management for displaced populations

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UNHCR clinical guidelines on antiretroviral therapy management for displaced populations

Men as Partners Programme: Promising Practices Guide

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This Promising Practices Guide identifies and discusses key lessons that have been learned from the implementation of the Men as Partners (MAP) programme in South Africa.  These lessons on promising practices have been drawn from the work of the MAP programme partners, including Planned Parenthood Association of South Africa (PPASA), Hope Worldwide, the AIDS Consortium and their affiliates, as well as the Solidarity Centre and their trade union partners. By Alan Greig and Dean Peacock.

Report: Gender Justice Indaba, 2004

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The Indaba was convened at the instance of the new Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development, Mrs Brigitte Mabandla, MP. The idea was to bring together all role-players who play a critical role in the promotion of gender equality in the justice sector. The Indaba was meant to present an opportunity to understand, possibly streamline and improve the coordination of all activities relating to the advancement of women, protection of their human rights and the promotion of gender equality.

Mobilizing Men for Gender Equality: Supporting Women's Health and Rights

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by Dean Peacock, Remarks offered on the occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March 2004 at the United Nations, New York
 
 
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