#NotOurLeaders 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women Press Release POLITICAL PARTIES DON’T SUSPEND MEMBERS CHARGED WITH SEXUAL OFFENCES – EVEN WHEN CHARGED WITH RAPE AGAINST CHILDREN CASE 4: Unnamed ANC Councillor, JS Moroka Municipality In May of this year an unnamed ANC councillor was accused of raping a 16-year old girl. … Continue reading Case 4 #NotOurLeaders – Political parties don’t suspend members charged with rape against children
The fact that there is no coherent, inter-departmental strategy on the part of the state to deal with rape is one of the main reasons why we see no real improvement in addressing the issue of rape. Joy Watson discusses some of the statistics and strategies to date, and suggests that we need new ones.
Walk: South Africa investigates gender violence and rape culture and will be taking place during the Cape Town Fringe festival. Go and watch it!
A poem considering the impact of women's day
The Women’s Legal Centre, People Opposing Women’s Abuse, the Teddy Bear Clinic for abused children, the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre to end violence against women and girls, and the GRIP Rape Prevention Programme are dismayed to learn of the reduced sentence for the perpetrator of multiple rapes of an 11 year old victim, in the … Continue reading PETITION: 11 yr old “willing” rape victim – DPP must appeal!