GBV http://www.ngopulse.org/term/feed/1839/0 en Call to Scale Up Fight Against GBV http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/call-scale-fight-against-gbv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minister calls on families and community-based activities to supplement government efforts in combating early marriages, teenage pregnancies and gender-based violence </div> </div> </div> <p>Zambia&rsquo;s local government and housing minister, Emmanuel Chenda, believes there is a need for concerted family and community-based activities to supplement government efforts in combating early marriages, teenage pregnancies and gender-based violence (GBV).<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Chenda is saddened by the increase in cases of early marriages, teenage pregnancies and GBV in that country.<br /> &nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times of Zambia </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/call-scale-fight-against-gbv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Children early marriages GBV Gender Governance and democracy hiv/aids Human rights teenage pregnancy Children Gender Governance and democracy Human rights Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:34:08 +0000 Intern 44399 at http://www.ngopulse.org GBV Indicators Study for Western Cape http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/gbv-indicators-study-western-cape <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Gender Link&rsquo;s Western Cape GBV Indicators Study provides the first comprehensive baseline data on violence against women in the province </div> </div> </div> <p>The Gender Link&rsquo;s Western Cape GBV Indicators Study provides the first comprehensive baseline data on violence against women in the province.<br /> <br /> The study shows that 39 percent of women have experienced some form of violence in their lifetime, and that the same proportion of men admit to perpetrating violence.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All Africa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/gbv-indicators-study-western-cape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society GBV Home page Human rights ngos women Civil society Human rights Home page Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:59:08 +0000 Intern 43249 at http://www.ngopulse.org GBV Hinders Women’s Freedom - Chipatiso http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/gbv-hinders-women-s-freedom-chipatiso <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It seems incongruous that South Africans celebrate Women&#39;s Month, yet stories of conflict and GBV flood today&#39;s headlines, writes Chipatiso </div> </div> </div> <p>According to Linda Musariri Chipatiso, it seems incongruous that South Africans celebrate Women&#39;s Month, yet stories of conflict and gender-based violence (GBV) flood today&#39;s headlines.</p> <p>In her article titled &lsquo;Gender Violence Still Hinders Women&#39;s Freedom&rsquo;, Chipatiso argues that, &ldquo;Whether it is the abduction of girls in Nigeria, the unending trial of Oscar Pistorius or the young woman raped and murdered last over the weekend because of her sexuality- the horrific immediacy of violence is all too apparent.&rdquo;</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All Africa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/gbv-hinders-women-s-freedom-chipatiso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community GBV Gender Human rights rape rights women Gender Human rights Community Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:11:09 +0000 Intern 42839 at http://www.ngopulse.org Over 45 000 Women Raped in August http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/over-45-000-women-raped-august <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The number of rapes this month reached a staggering 45&nbsp;402 by 20 August 2014, according to Blow the Whistle </div> </div> </div> <p>At 12h25 on 20 August 2014, the number of rapes this month reached a staggering 45 402, according to Blow the Whistle.<br /> <br /> Blow the Whistle director, Mike Rowley, points out that, &ldquo;In August 2014, statistically there&rsquo;ll be a total of 74,400 rapes,&rdquo; adding that, &ldquo;Even though we fight this battle every day, August is the month we&rsquo;ll make our biggest stand yet.&rdquo;<br /></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times Live </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/over-45-000-women-raped-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> activism Community GBV Gender Human rights rape women Gender Human rights Community Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:05:52 +0000 Intern 42783 at http://www.ngopulse.org FPD’s Gender-Based Violence Knock on Door Campaign - Our Stories http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/fpd-s-gender-based-violence-knock-door-campaign-our-stories The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) Gender-Based Violence (GBV) management course proved to be a success in the community of Bayview, Durban.<br /> <br /> The Ubuntu community workers were impressed with the amount of information that became available to help them to do their jobs better.<br /><p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/fpd-s-gender-based-violence-knock-door-campaign-our-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/fpd-s-gender-based-violence-knock-door-campaign-our-stories#comments Abuse GBV Ubuntu women Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Foundation for Professional Development 42305 at http://www.ngopulse.org NGO Raises Funds for Rape Victims http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/ngo-raises-funds-rape-victims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Men Against Rape, South African NGO, will host a fundraising concert to mark men&rsquo;s month and raise awareness against gender-based violence </div> </div> </div> <p>One women is raped in South Africa every 26 seconds. This alarming statistics and attacks on women seems to be increasingly brutal and fatal, and now a local non-government organisation (NGO) is taking action against these heinous crime.<br /> <br /> Men Against Rape (MAR) are to host a fundraising concert to mark men&#39;s month at the Tongaat Town Hall in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend, and all proceeds will go towards the organisation in its pursuit to provide support to victims of rape.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SABC News </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/ngo-raises-funds-rape-victims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society GBV Gender Home page ngos rape women Civil society Gender Home page Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:19:28 +0000 Intern 41279 at http://www.ngopulse.org Unity Against Corruption, GBV http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/unity-against-corruption-gbv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Traditional leaders call for collective efforts in the fight against corruption and GBV </div> </div> </div> <p>Traditional leaders in Zambia call for collective efforts in the fight against corruption and gender-based violence (GBV).<br /> <br /> The traditional leaders vow not to tolerate people intending to acquire pieces of land in their chiefdoms through corrupt practices, with chief Siachitema of Kalomo District describing corruption is a stumbling block in fostering national development.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times of Zambia </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/unity-against-corruption-gbv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> corruption GBV land traditional leadership Governance and democracy Rural development Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:27:58 +0000 Intern 41073 at http://www.ngopulse.org Child Protection Week Commemorated http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/child-protection-week-commemorated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The disintegration of family values in South Africa is one of the main factors contributing to the high rate of child sexual abuse, says Childline </div> </div> </div> <p>Childline, a non-governmental organisation, says the disintegration of family values in South Africa is one of the main factors contributing to the high rate of child sexual abuse.<br /> <br /> Childline&rsquo;s Joan van Niekerk, speaking at the start of Child Protection Week, said that, &quot;One of the things we have failed to do in the 20 years of democracy is really look at how we can strengthen family and re-connect people.&rdquo;<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SABC News </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/child-protection-week-commemorated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> child abuse Children Civil society family GBV Governance and democracy Home page Human rights ngos Children Civil society Governance and democracy Human rights Home page Thu, 29 May 2014 13:22:59 +0000 Intern 39760 at http://www.ngopulse.org MOSAIC: Training Coordinator - MenCare+ http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/mosaic-training-coordinator-mencare <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-start-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">02/05/0014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation-name"> <table id="sn-announce-organisation-name" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="10"> <tr> <td> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MOSAIC Training, Service and Healing Centre for Women </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="opportunity-expired">Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.</div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-closing-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity closing date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">09/05/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-opportunity-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity type:&nbsp;</div> Employment </div> </div> </div> &nbsp;MOSAIC is a well-known organisation in Cape Town that delivers an array of programmes and support services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.<br /> <br /> MOSAIC seeks to appoint a Training Coordinator for the MenCare+ Programme, based in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Training Coordinator will report to the MenCare+ Programme Manager and will be responsible for the effective planning and facilitation of training workshops.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> This is a contract position and is based on the programme funding cycle.<br /> &nbsp;<p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/mosaic-training-coordinator-mencare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cape Town GBV welfare women Fri, 02 May 2014 08:54:34 +0000 KerrynRehse 38945 at http://www.ngopulse.org Zim Laws Fail to Protect Women, Girls http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/zim-laws-fail-protect-women-girls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Women activists believe the rights of women and girls continue to be violated in Zimbabwe </div> </div> </div> <p>Women activists believe the rights of women and girls continue to be violated in Zimbabwe even though the country has the best laws designed to address gender-based violence and inequality.<br /> <br /> The activists state that, there is little action to match the laws available to protect women who were constantly abused in homes, schools and in the workplace.<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> All Africa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/zim-laws-fail-protect-women-girls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> GBV Gender Governance and democracy Human rights rights women Gender Governance and democracy Human rights Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:17:26 +0000 Intern 37477 at http://www.ngopulse.org