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Prison Violence in South Africa: Context, Prevention and Response

…in most societies, with some people even regarding prison rape and violence as “part of the punishment”. This is a vindictive and reactionary response to crime and negates legitimate and dignified forms of punishment. Many people do not realize that what happens in prison can affect them - both directly…

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Lawyers against Abuse (LvA)

  • Gauteng | South Africa

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Toxic Masculinity and violence in South Africa

When attempting to discover the reasons for violence in societies, it has been found that young males are predominantly both the perpetrators as well as the victims of violence, and this is called the victim-offender overlap. This has led to much research being done regarding men, masculinities and violence. Notions…

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Triangle Project

  • Western Cape | South Africa

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Housing Women Who Have Experienced Abuse: Policy, Funding and Practice [Gauteng] - Report/Study

…seeks to promote more just outcomes for survivors of rape and domestic violence through enhancing the capacity of civil society to hold the state accountable for delivering services to women at the forefront of rights abuses. The project is funded by the European Union.

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One Man Can (OMC) Campaign

  • Sonke Gender Justice | National (all SA), Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape

The One Man Can (OMC) Campaign encourages men to become actively involved in advocating for gender equality, preventing gender-based violence (GBV), and responding to HIV and AIDS. Sonke Gender Justice (Sonke) supports men in achieving this by helping them change their belief on gender norms, taking an active stand against…

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Martin Pelders

  • Gauteng

We are raising awaress and supporting men that have endured child abuse in all its forms. Support for men to move on with life.

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Budgeting to end violence?

South Africa’s tough budget choices must not leave the country less safe and disadvantage future generations.

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