Month: August 2011

Neelanjana Mukhia – International women’s rights policy and campaign coordinator

“Our campaign is called ‘Women Won’t Wait’and it looks at how violence against women and HIV infection intersect,” explains Neelanjana. “Research has shown that HIV positive women are at a greater risk of violence and rights violations.” Women are often

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Prosecution Of Teenagers In Limpopo For Underage Sex

We are deeply disturbed to hear that the National Director of Public Prosecution, Adv Menzi Simelane, has given authorisation for the prosecution of teenagers in Limpopo for offences committed in terms of the Sexual Offences and Related Matters Act 32

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Interview with Lungiswa Memela – director of the Western Cape Network (WCN) on Violence Against Women

Lungiswa Memela, director of the Western Cape Network (WCN) on Violence Against Women is very clear that campaigns around violence against women and children fall into two categories: those that actually make a change in communities, and those that consist

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