Tag: gender violence

Salvation Army puts ‘black and blue’ female in #thedress to spotlight abuse of women

Originally published in The Christian Post The Salvation Army’s South Africa branch has used the viral frenzy over the picture associated with the hashtag #thedress to spread awareness of violence against women on Twitter. In a tweet, the Christian ministry featured a bruised woman wearing a white and gold dress, […]

The truth about Fifty Shades of Grey

Movie glamourises sexual violence and domestic abuse [notice]By Dawn Glass, Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation with South Africa-specific content added by Taryn Hodgson of Africa Christian Action[/notice] Ster Kinekor in South Africa is promoting the soon-to-be-released Fifty Shades of Grey film as “the hottest cinema experience this Valentine’s […]

16 Days of Activism campaign puts spotlight on violence against women and children

[notice]This week marks the start of the 16 days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children (November 25 to December 10) and Gateway News Volunteer Reporter Debbie Hemmens took the opportunity to look at how three Gauteng-based NGOs are tackling the gender violence problem.[/notice] The 16 days campaign […]

Economic equity and gender equality for South Africa: A new agenda for a new generation

[notice]By JIM WALLIS, a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, international commentator on ethics and public life — on his recent speaking visit to South Africa. He is President and CEO of Sojourners where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine, whose combined print and electronic media have a readership […]

Youth gender issues in focus at PE seminar

The Gender Desk and Diocesan Youth  Council of the Anglican Diocese of Port Elizabeth are hosting the “I’M THE ONE” Seminar on Saturday, May 10, from 08h30 to 12h30 at St Mary’s Cathedral, Central.  Canon Ethel Pittaway describes the theme based on Ephesians 2:8-10 as “I’m the one saved by […]