Sonke in the News

28 May 13 In Print Media Prisons & Criminal Justice

South Africa’s leading Afrikaans newspaper, Die Burger, has published an article covering Sonke’s Beyond the Bars One Man Can group. The story follows Thandisizwe, one of the leading members of the Beyond the Bars team. It includes a poem, in English, …

15 Apr 13 On Radio & TV Gender-Based Violence

Sonke appeared on the Radio 702 news, urging the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to thoroughly probe the attack of a woman by an off-duty police officer in the Free State. Listen to the clip

28 Mar 13 In Print Media Prisons & Criminal Justice

South Africa’s weekly Mail & Guardian newspaper has highlighted Sonke’s work in prisons in an article on 28 March 2013 about the prevalence of sexual assault in prisons. Sexual Assault in Jail is Common

28 Mar 13 In Print Media Fatherhood

Sonke’s work on positive, involved fatherhood with MenCare was featured in two full-page newspaper articles on March 27th, one in Pretoria News and one in The Star. » South Africa is a Nation of Deadbeat Dads and the Fallout Hurts Us All – The Star » T …

8 Mar 13 In Electronic Media Gender-Based Violence

The Huffington Post has an article by Lynne Featherstone, the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, in which she writes about her experience of the UN CSW. The article includes a video about Sonke and other NGOs in …

8 Feb 13 On Radio & TV Gender-Based Violence

Sonke’s Lisa Vetten and Mbuyiselo Botha, and Tiny Moloko from POWA, discuss the appalling rape and mutilation of a Bredasdorp teen, who died on Saturday 2 February 2013. Listen to the clip

4 Feb 13 On Radio & TV Gender-Based Violence

Dumisani appeared on SABC3’s Special Assignment, talking about Sonke’s work with men and boys in South Africa’s townships. » Download the video (17.66 MB)

1 Nov 12 In Print Media Gender-Based Violence

The UK’s Guardian newspaper, among the most widely read and influential newspapers worldwide, yesterday published a long article covering the Sonke-ProMundo IMAGES research in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The article comments on the disturbing res …

23 Oct 12 In Electronic Media Community Activism, Gender-Based Violence

Sonke Gender Justice, Men for Gender Equality Sweden and Wikigender invite you to participate in’s online discussion forum around the issue of Engaging Men and Boys to Transform Discriminatory Social Norms. The discussion thread is open …

25 Jul 12 On Radio & TV Adolescents & Teens, Fatherhood

Talk SA is airing a Male Role Models episode on Tuesday 31 July, featuring Ompile who nominated his father Philly in the My Dad Can Campaign. The show will also be encouraging viewers to vote for their role models in the Brothers for Life campaign. Day …

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