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Jozi Book Fair (JBF) partnered with the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) to facilitate a workshop series about how to create posters that tackle Gender Based Violence (GBV). Poster making and art are ancient ways of communicating messages…

On Saturday, 29 August 2020, Orange Farm Police hosted a Gender Based Violence awareness campaign in Orange Farm, Sector 1. It was held in collaboration with organisations like Families South Africa (FAMSA),…

“In recent times women have started standing up and speaking up for themselves, and empowering themselves. But, despite this, women are still extremely marginalised, still overlooked when it comes to job placements and if they do get jobs, they are…”

““This is one a campaign to stand in power and strength against Gender Based Violence. The march was to commemorate Women’s Month by tackling an issue that is still breaking down our communities and families. I have seen so many…”

““My step-mother has injured my self-esteem, and emotional well-being,” she said. “She beat me up for nothing and sometimes opens windows [in my room], wakes me up early in the morning around 3 am.” She continued, “I am a dropout…”

U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel “Beloved” about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her…

Thousands of Brazilian women marched, throughout the main streets of the country, within the framework of the global demands of…

On the 9th March 2019 Khanya College Feminist Network Activists along with Gauteng Community Health Care Forum celebrated International…

“Caring (care work) should be a choice, something we can chose to do. But we should be able to do it without the burden of living in poverty.” Guest speaker and legendary marxist-feminist activist…

50 Mauritian women sign a 100-word Common Declaration Against Sex Abuse.The Common Declaration Against Sex Abuse represents a shared stand against patriarchy…

[The following letter was issued by the Global Women’s Strike, a network of women organisations and activists that campaign on the need to value women’s work in the home, and on women’s lives. The Global Women’s Strike is active in