White Ribbon South Africa Community Status Toolkit Launched– ending violence against women and girls in our communities It is 64 years since 20 000 women, black and white, old and young, working-class and other strata, gathered on 9 August 1956 from across all of South Africa, by train, bus and taxi, to resist the marginalisation and oppression of women from the economic opportunity and livelihood through the imposition of passes.
In collaboration with the SACP and the Joe Slovo Foundation COSATU is leading the Campaign calling on the South African Government to ratify ILO C190 and to outlaw GBV & Harassment in the Workplace in South Africa – Add your voice to this Urgent and Important Campaign by adding your name to the “Ratify ILO C190” Petition. In 2019 -at the Centenary Session of the I.L.O. in Geneva, the Convention
"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