Whistleblower Procedure

Whistleblower Procedure

To report an incident of sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other form of harassment experienced, seen or heard about, or an incident of fraud, corruption or bribery:

CALL the toll-free whistleblower hotline: 0800 333 059

SMS: 33490

EMAIL: sonke@whistleblowing.co.za

Sonke does not tolerate sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other forms of harassment.

We believe in building an organisational culture of respect, diversity, equality and accountability that prevents harassment and abuse and empowers those affected to report incidents.

Read our commitments to building this culture and putting in place safeguards to prevent the likelihood of sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other forms of harassment from occurring.

Sonke’s Whistleblower Procedure

The whistleblower procedure outlined in the Whistleblower Policy offers Sonke staff, interns, fellows, consultants, Community Action Team (‘CAT’) members, volunteers and anyone accessing the services we offer, the opportunity to formally report a suspected incident of sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other forms of harassment experienced, seen or heard about.

Sonke commits itself to address as a matter of urgency all reports of misconduct. In addition, we commit to the following:

  • We will make every effort to ensure anonymity and protection of the whistleblower.
  • Any person who reports concerns in good faith will not experience abuse, harassment, threats, discrimination or any adverse employment consequences as a result.
  • An investigation will be conducted and completed within 7 days of its being reported.
  • If it is found that sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other forms of harassment has taken place, a disciplinary hearing will be convened.

Sonke Gender Justice is committed to building an organisational culture of respect, diversity and equality, where people of all races, genders, sexual orientations and abilities are accepted and affirmed.