"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
help to mark the end of this year's 16 Days of Activism campaign.
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
The theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is ‘Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward’, a call to citizens to act as a collective to end gender-based violence and child abuse in the country.
On 21 February 1917, the SS Mendi
troopship carrying more than 800 black South African men sank off the Isle of Wight in the British Channel. The bravery of the men as they stared death in the face is portrayed on staged at the Soweto Theatre.
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