Social development

Multimillion-rand renewal on the go in Khayelitsha

The City of Cape Town and its partners are focusing on uplifting the public environment of previously neglected areas to help improve safety and raise the quality of life for the residents in those areas. In Khayelitsha, more than 17 capital projects at a cost of more than R180-million have been implemented so far.

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Helping to create a gang-free society

The 18 Gangster Museum, an initiative by three childhood friends, will use the stories of former gangsters to help children living in the Western Cape township of Khayelitsha resist the allure of the gang lifestyle.

16 Days ends with a call on men

"We must understand how our own attitudes and actions might perpetuate sexism and violence," Rejoice Mabudafhasi, the deputy minister of Arts and Culture, at an event in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, to mark the end of this year's 16 Days of Activism campaign.

Women's empowerment 'key to stopping violence'

Economic empowerment and independence are important pre-conditions to help end gender-based violence, says NGO Gender Links, which will be showcasing the achievements of more than 1 000 survivors during the 16 Days of Activism For No Violence campaign.

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