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“For every moment we remain silent, we conspire against our women” – Nelson Mandela

"For every woman and girl Violently attacked, we reduce our humanity. For every woman forced into unprotected sex because men demand this, we destroy dignity and pride. Every woman who has to sell her life for sex we condemn to a lifetime in prison. For every moment we remain silent, we conspire against our women" Women and girls need safe environments to learn and to work. At the moment discrimination
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Engaging men to reduce and prevent gender-based violence

Don't miss it! Engaging men to reduce and prevent gender-based violence, webinar hosted by the Learning Network on Feb. 26 from 9pm in the evening South African time Featured speakers include Dr. Katreena Scott and Baldev Mutta. Sign up below!  hThere are many Canadian projects and programs that work to engage men and boys to help reduce and prevent gender-based violence and address masculinity. This webinar will present two existing
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Its not just South Africa that suffers from high rates of Femicide

Its not just South Africa that suffers from high rates of Femicide Last year 148 women and girls were killed in Canada. 91% of the perpetrators were men. 53% of the victims were killed by their male partners and 13% by male family members - their father, brother or son. Indigenous Canadian women and girls accounted for 36%, and women in rural communities 34%. There are the Heartbreaking statistics recently
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Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, according to new UN report – women and girls remain the top form of trafficking in Southern Africa

The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected but also the largest recorded conviction rate of traffickers. “The report was undertaken for a simple reason: if we want to succeed in confronting human trafficking in all its manifestations, we must better understand its scope and structure,” said Yury Fedotov,
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Sierra Leone Declares National Emergency Over Rape of Young Girls

LONDON — Amid growing outrage over the rape of a 5-year-old girl, the president of Sierra Leone declared sexual violence a national emergency, vowing that sex with minors would be punishable by life in prison. Cases of rape and sexual abuse are spiraling up in the West African country, which is still reeling from a civil war and an Ebola outbreak that killed thousands of people. Seventy percent of survivors

Its International Women’s Day – lets celebrate

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Prior to this the​ Socialist Party of America, United Kingdom's
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Primary Prevention Programmes

We need to stop men’s violence & abuse against Women and Girls (VAWG))  before it happens. Primary Prevention Programmes aim to stop male violence & abuse against women and girls (VAWG) before it happens in South Africa Primary Prevention Action Programmes are implemented before Gender Based Violence occurs and aims to stop the likelihood of men and boys using violence of all forms against women and girls. Primary prevention Programmes