Month: November 2015

16 Days Of Discontent: Day 7 – Undervaluing care work

Today’s focus is on how post-rape care is funded and remunerated in South Africa. We all need care at some point in our lives and will, in turn, provide care to others. That said, care work in South Africa is

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16 Days Of Discontent Day 6: National structures, strategies and plans

Today’s focus is the national structures, strategies and plans that have been developed to address violence against women. On paper, a national coordinating structure, armed with a plan ensuring all departments and other role players work together, looks like the

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16 Days Of Discontent Day 3: The Health Sector

Today’s focus is the health sector, including the Department of Health, the South African Forensic Nursing Association and the South African Nursing Council, looking at the policy and guidelines for the treatment and care of survivors of sexual offences, quality

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