Author: NikV

Shukumisa submission for SA’s Universal Periodic Review by UNHRC

This submission, which focuses on gender-based violence in South Africa, was prepared by a team of Shukumisa members in advance of South Africa’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council to be completed in May 2017. 

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Young Urban Women develop booklet to improve after-rape care services

30 August 2016 Rape can make you lose hope and dignity. It can make you feel hatred and anger, feel isolated and very sad. This is the situation for many young women in South Africa and too often they do

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Invitation to a pre-election debate at Constitution Hill on 25 July 2016

How can local government address gendered forms of violence? In the run-up to local government elections conflict has surged, resulting in violence and the destruction of property. In many instances these bitter struggles have been explained as attempts to control

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