Tag: gender-based violence in South Africa

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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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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