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Katswe Sistahood 14h
For far too long silence, stigma and shame have fuelled gender-based violence to alarming levels. Its high time we break the silence around SGBV. Silence is no longer golden!
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Colleen Lowe Morna 18h
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Dept of Women, Youth, Persons with Disabilities Dec 10
Only through public-private partnerships like contribution of over R90 Million in supporting survivors, can we make long-term real interventions.
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Dept of Women, Youth, Persons with Disabilities Dec 10
"Women are abused in their beds, in schools, in places of work, in places of worship, in places of care like hospitals. Tell me then, where are women actually safe?" - Exec Director, UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
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Themba Kalua Dec 10
⁦”Women’s rights r human rights.. all women & girls need 2 envision a world free from violence” ⁦⁩ speaks @ an event to mark against GBV. ⁦⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁦⁦
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UN Women South Africa Dec 10
"This struggle cannot just be for 16 days, it has to be a full 365 days. has joined forces with and to make this a reality." - says Adv Brenda Madumise from the Presidential Interim Steering Committee on GBVF. Image:
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UN Women South Africa Dec 10
We work 365 days because everyday a woman dies. Whatever other success we have, if we cannot go to our homes and relax, if many women meet their deaths at the hands of loved ones then nothing else matters -
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Colleen Lowe Morna Dec 10
no cookie cutter for hold each other accountable can’t be all things to all people but can be a partner go in us
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Global Fund for Women Dec 10
"You cannot divide human rights from women's rights. A country that respects human rights will respect women's rights. They are all linked together."—Nedal Al Salman, a women's human rights defender from Bahrain.
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#MenEndFGM Dec 10
RT "Men of quality are not scared of equality" - FEMNET's Board Chairperson, Emma Kalia opens the session by sharing the journey from where it began to where we are now.
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Colleen Lowe Morna Dec 10
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SAfAIDS Dec 10
SAfAIDS joins the rest of the world in commemorating . This year's themes is "Youths Standing Up for Human Rights". Young people have always been major drivers of political, economic and social transformation.
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Women's Coalition of Zim Dec 10
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Gender Links Dec 10
“Women should get the necessary support in order for them to occupy the decision making positions in local government”- Ennie Gwachiwa says during the launch for Mashonaland Central councils
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MenEngage Africa Dec 5
Things are changing in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. Bishop Purity Malinga is the first woman to be appointed Presiding Bishop in over 200 years of the church's history .
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AbstractRealities Dec 4
Replying to @siyabulelatonon
"gender transformative interventions combined with economic empowerment are able to reduce gender-based violence."
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Gender Links Dec 4
We are joining hundreds of researchers, programmers, policymakers & activists 2 advance research & policy on violence against women & children at the Regional Conference on Prevention of Violence Against Women & Girls in SADC.
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pinki manong Dec 3
Replying to @ManongPinki
3. How Lesotho is using digital solutions to prevent and respond to . The Nokaneng app will be showcased at the Regional conference, and how the public have received the app. They will talk about the SMS based solutions Incorporated recently.
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GIZ Dec 3
: On behalf of and together with , we´re organizing a conference on Violence Against Women and Girls prevention in Johannesburg 🇿🇦 on 4-5 December. Watch the live stream here:
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