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7 Dec 17 Press Releases Refugee Health & Rights, Xenophobia

We call on the Ministry of Police to respond to the SAHRC’s letter with urgency, and no later than 31 January 2018

7 Dec 17 Sonke News

Sonke recognised for prison reform work and work to further human rights in South Africa, the region and around the world

5 Dec 17 Press Releases

Celebrating a decade of working to advance gender justice in South Africa and the region.

1 Dec 17 Sonke News Xenophobia

On 14 July 2017, the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi, made xenophobic statements while visiting Hillbrow Police Station in Johannesburg. Among other things, he accused foreign nationals of economic sabotage and made the following statements “ …

1 Dec 17 Press Releases, Sonke News HIV/AIDS & TB, Men's Health

Sonke calls on governments around the world and especially in Southern and Eastern Africa, to act on the recommendations contained in the report.

29 Nov 17 Press Releases Gender Equality in the Home, LGBTQI Rights, Paternity Leave, Positive Parenting

Sonke welcomes the acceptance of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill by the National Assembly on Tuesday 28 November 2017

28 Nov 17 Sonke News Community Activism

A memorandum from Gugulethu residents, Sonke Gender Justice and partners.

15 Nov 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

Sonke notes with grave concern that Mr Manana continues to serve as a member of parliament. The lack of sanction this represents is inconsistent with Government’s stated commitments to end violence against women.

3 Nov 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

Sonke calls for Jordaan to be suspended from the ANC and as SAFA president with immediate effect.

20 Oct 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that parents charged with hitting their children will no longer be able to raise a special defence.

13 Oct 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence, Religion & Culture

Helping attendees at the 10th Annual Conference on Women’s Rights understand the role of men and boys in eliminating FGM.

12 Oct 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence, Religion & Culture

Conference co-organised by Pan African Parliament, MenEngage Africa, Sonke and the UNFPA aims to accelerate the fight against FGM across Africa.

4 Oct 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

Calling for a renewed commitment from the Department of Basic Education to implement the National Protocol on Corporal Punishment in Schools.

3 Oct 17 Press Releases Gender-Based Violence

Outlining the necessity of the Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference.

28 Sep 17 Sonke News Gender-Based Violence

Sonke and partners will be hosting the second “Five Days of Violence Prevention” conference this October in Newtown, Johannesburg.

28 Aug 17 Press Releases Corporal Punishment

Sonke argues against Advocate Loyiso Mpumlwana’s suggestion that African culture allows for beatings.

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