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Civil society organisations disappointed by failure of Ministry of Police to respond to SAHRC regarding xenophobic state…
7 Dec 17 / We call on the Ministry of Police to respond to the SAHRC’s letter with urgency, and …
Sonke scoops two awards in 2017 for work to advance human rights
7 Dec 17 / Sonke recognised for prison reform work and work to further human rights in South Africa, the …
Sonke releases 10 year anniversary video and latest Annual Report on heels of important human rights achievements
5 Dec 17 / Celebrating a decade of working to advance gender justice in South Africa and the region.
NO to XeNOphobia – holding our leaders accountable
1 Dec 17 / On 14 July 2017, the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi, made xenophobic statements while visiting …
Sonke Gender Justice welcomes UNAIDS World AIDS Day report on the urgent need to reach men and boys with HIV services
1 Dec 17 / Sonke calls on governments around the world and especially in Southern and Eastern Africa, to act …
Sonke welcomes passing of Labour Laws Amendment Bill as landmark achievement for all parents in South Africa
29 Nov 17 / Sonke welcomes the acceptance of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill by the National Assembly on Tuesday …
Residents of Gugulethu demand safety in our community
28 Nov 17 / A memorandum from Gugulethu residents, Sonke Gender Justice and partners.
Sonke reiterates call for Mduduzi Manana’s removal from parliament
15 Nov 17 / Sonke notes with grave concern that Mr Manana continues to serve as a member of parliament. …
Sonke stands by the women who accused Danny Jordaan of rape and call for him to be held accountable
3 Nov 17 / Sonke calls for Jordaan to be suspended from the ANC and as SAFA president with immediate …
Victory for child rights and violence prevention in South Africa as defence of reasonable chastisement ruled out of line…
20 Oct 17 / The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that parents charged with hitting their children will no …
Why FGM is not just a women’s issue
13 Oct 17 / Helping attendees at the 10th Annual Conference on Women’s Rights understand the role of men and …
Pan African Parliament Women’s Conference questions role of parliamentarians in ending Female Genital Mutilation
12 Oct 17 / Conference co-organised by Pan African Parliament, MenEngage Africa, Sonke and the UNFPA aims to accelerate the fight against …
Sonke calls for apology and retraction from King Goodwill Zwelithini regarding recent comments on corporal punishment
4 Oct 17 / Calling for a renewed commitment from the Department of Basic Education to implement the National Protocol …
“We must have zero tolerance for all forms of violence”
3 Oct 17 / Outlining the necessity of the Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference.
Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference, 2-6 October 2017
28 Sep 17 / Sonke and partners will be hosting the second “Five Days of Violence Prevention” conference this October …

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