gender violence

SA Needs a Concrete Plan To Stop Gender Violence

Recently, newspapers carried an article about a 44-year old gender activist who was raped behind some bushes at night. Most readers likely skipped over it and turned to the sports pages. Perhaps partly because of the familiarity of the scenario, or partly to protect the reader from yet another story about “bad and violent things” happening in South Africa.

Sexualised Violence in the National Debate - Cross Border Observatios in India and South Africa

In 2013, the world came to know of two young women: Jyoti Singh Pandey from India and Anene Booysen from South Africa. Both were gang-raped, brutally attacked and died fighting for their lives. If it wasn’t for their families, outraged citizens, and civil society activists, they would today be nothing more than statistics, two digits added to the alarming number of women raped and murdered worldwide.

Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre: Executive Director

The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC) to end violence against women is a multi-disciplinary NGO that promotes the right of women to live lives free from violence through research, advocacy, capacity building and impact litigation.
 
TLAC seeks to appoint an Executive Director, based in Johannesburg.
 
The Executive Director will report to the Board.

Responsibilities: 

Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre: Programme Manager

The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC) to end violence against women is a multi-disciplinary NGO that promotes the right of women to live lives free from violence through research, advocacy, capacity building and impact litigation.
 
TLAC seeks to appoint a Programme Manager, based in Johannesburg.

The Programme Manager will report to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

Always on the Run

‘Always on the Run: The Vicious Cycle of Displacement in Eastern Congo’ is an 88-page report documents abuses against the displaced by all warring parties in all phases of displacement – during the attacks that uproot them; after they have been displaced and are living in the forests, with host families, or in camps; and after they or the authorities decide it is time for them to return home.

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