Month: February 2013

Sexual violence NGOs welcome budget allocations, call for immediate release of funds

The Shukumisa Campaign cautiously welcomed allocations made in the National Budget 2013 to assist in sexual violence services, but stressed that these funds must be released with immediate effect. “The last few weeks have underscored the virulent extent of daily,

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NGOs watch to see if statements condemning violence against women are translated into rands and sense

27 February 2013 The Shukumisa Campaign has urged Minister Pravin Gordhan to recognise demands for better services for rape survivors in South Africa ahead of the National Budget speech on Wednesday, 27 February. This follows reports from many specialised rape

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Lisa Vetten responds to claims that the women’s movement does nothing but talk

“But that road is not going to be led by our existing movement of violence against women. This much I know from reporting on it for 20 years and seeing how little we have managed to do but how much

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