Month: January 2014

Civil Society Rejects Government’s Draft Law on Women

Tomorrow, 29 January 2014, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities will commence with public hearings on the Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality bill. Civil society organisations including large national NGOs and locally based CBOs working

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Doctors Need Training to Manage Rape Survivors

An article from the South African Medical Journal, reporting on the training given to doctors completing their hospital internships in KZN, finds that the doctors want training to manage rape survivors. “The 2-year internship period for medical graduates began in

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Submissions to Parliament on the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill

The Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill is being considered by parliament and is an effort by the state to address the significant gender inequalities and violations of the rights of women, girls and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and intersex

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