Memorandum on National Strategic plan to end gender-based violence making headlines

A memorandum sent to Women Minister Susan Shabangu, signed by Sonke and a coalition of civil organisations, urging Minister Shabangu to implement a fully-funded National Strategic Plan for Gender-Based Violence, made headlines in Business Day last week.

Read the full press release here: Patriarchy Revisited

More than 35 organisations and thousands of South Africans participated in rallies around South Africa calling for a national strategic plan on gender-based violence (GBV) during ‪#‎16Days‬ of Activism against violence against women and children.

Civil society organisations involved in the GBV – national strategic plan campaign: