Sonke in the News

Engaging men is key to reaching 90-90-90 target in Uganda
25 Jun 17 / The work of our partners and the MenEngage Uganda network in engaging men and boys to address HIV/AIDS is featured in Indiana University article.
South Africa’s rape epidemic
9 Mar 17 / Sonke Change Trial featured in The Economist.
Praise for SA policies on women
8 Mar 17 / Sonke commends the South African government’s stance on gender equality.
Half The Man He Used To Be: Redefining the Role of Masculinity in South Africa
5 Mar 17 / South African citizens are beginning to investigate what it means to be a man in their country.
Safe Ride campaign launched in Cape Town
27 Feb 17 / Sonke and SANTACO have launched the Safe Ride Campaign to stop GBV in the taxi industry and promote safety of passengers, writes Siyavuya Khaya on …
Women’s empowerment a path to men’s sense of fulfilment
23 Feb 17 / An inspiring story from Elias Muindi, programme officer for Kenya MenEngage Alliance (KEMEA) appears in the latest edition of Voice Male Magazine, a special collaboration …
Taxi drivers told: respect women passengers
16 Feb 17 / Campaign to stop sexual violence in taxi industry.
When authorities failed, a South African newspaper built an app to support gender violence victims
2 Dec 16 / The Vimba app connects survivors of rape with assisting organizations offering free shelter, legal assistance and counselling.
App helps rape victims reach police fast
1 Dec 16 / A simple cellphone app could offer a much-needed lifeline to abused women in Diepsloot.
Showdown over Pollsmoor’s “appalling” conditions
30 Nov 16 / National government and the head of Pollsmoor’s remand facility taken to court by Sonke Gender Justice.
More than half of Diepsloot men have raped or beaten a woman in the past year
29 Nov 16 / Rape and physical abuse rates more than double those reported in national studies have been recorded in Diepsloot.
Only one of multiple aggressors
23 Nov 16 / Wisani’s conviction shows concerted community action can expedite justice for survivors of violence.
Women, girls assured of safety in new project
18 Nov 16 / Tanzania’s Daily News reports on work done by Children’s Dignity Forum, co-ordinator of MenEngage Tanzania, to protect girls from FGM and forced marriages.​
Give your little one more snuggles, not more screens
6 Nov 16 / Nivashni Nair and Suthentira Govender write in the Sunday Times on the importance of limiting babies’ television intake.
Wisani admits he hasn’t got any money for lawyer
18 Oct 16 / Patrick Wisani’s legal team continues to cause delays in his trial.
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