Month: December 2015

16 Days Of Discontent: Day 16 – The overall picture

The 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women were first introduced into South Africa by women’s organisations in 1993, with government taking up the Campaign in 1997. In 2015 our big question is what has changed? We answered

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16 Days Of Discontent: Day 15 – Sex work

The 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women were first introduced into South Africa by women’s organisations in 1993, with government taking up the Campaign in 1997. In 2015 our big question is what has changed? One way

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16 Days Of Discontent: Day 14 – Domestic violence and the legal recognition of relationships

Today’s particular example is the Domestic Partnerships Bill. Women are made economically dependent on men in at least two ways: By discouraging women from working in order to look after their children By confining women to stereotypical lower-paying ‘women’s work’

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