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MOSAIC joining our partners Vital Foundation and the media at the 1000 Women 1 Voice event
Brutal anti-gay murders on the rise in Russia Anti-gay violence fuelled by Russian government crack-down. Sign the petition to grow international pressure!
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'You Deserve Rape' Sign Created By Arizona University Student Causes Firestorm of Emotion on Campus. A student named Dean Saxton or "Brother Dean" caused outrage at the UA campus on Tuesday, holding up a sign that read "You Deserve Rape" and proclaiming that women who are raped are "asking" to be sexually assaulted. According to Saxton, most females who are raped dressed and acted in a provocative…
2 People Described The Same Person To A Forensic Artist And This Is What Happened How he did this will surprise you.
Why South Africa should not reinstate death penalty
Why South Africa should not reinstate death penalty By: Berit Voelzmann Every time a remarkable crime occurs – remarkable either because of the fame of the victim or the extraordinary brutality of the act – there are people calling for a debate on the restoration of the death penalty in South Africa; for…
In Charge: In 2011 there were 140 000 households headed by someone between the ages of 10 and 19. This accounts for 1% of households in South Africa. (GHS 2011)
It's not what you think
It's not what you think The rape crisis is still an issue that affects a lot of people throughout world, yet there still seems to be a lack of knowledge when it comes to issues surrounding rape and rape survivors, myths and stereotypes. The myths and stereotypes that surround…
"being gay is as African as being black".
Breaking ground in South Africa with a traditional Zulu gay wedding By Melanie Nathan, April 07, 2013. South Africa is a leader in the world of equality, enjoying an all inclusive constitution, where same-sex marriage is legal and discrimination against LGBTI peopl...
Horrific! 15-year-old rape victim to get 100 lashes But we can prevent this - let's get the government to stop flogging women!
Thursday is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination which this year highlights the problem of racism in sports, which remains a disturbing occurrence in many parts of the world, as well as to raise awareness of the role sports can play in combating racism and racial discrimination. Find out more here: http://j.mp/fmYfoP
Also read some answers to YOUR questions about how to fight racism here: http://j.mp/13cumUs
“Boys, you have to be kind to our beautiful girls.” – About discrimination and where it starts By: Berit Voelzmann A lot of people (think they) are aware of racial and sexual discrimination in this country. Some want to do something to address the problem. But do they know what they are doin...
Normal-size mannequins in Sweden!
Åhlens in Sweden introduced these normal-size mannequins. Instead of size 00, these gals are a size 6 and 10. Some are saying they "condone obesity." Pfft, the average Canadian woman is a size 12. "LIKE" this picture if you think all mannequins should look like this! - Morgan HOT 105.5
Original photo from http://www.becka.nu/!
Damsel in Distress: Part 1 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games This video explores how the Damsel in Distress became one of the most widely used gendered clichés in the history of gaming and why the trope has been core t...
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Indeed, as UN Women's Michelle Bachelet stated at the UN Commission on the Status of Women: It is time for action. Has your government committed to ending violence against women and girls?
"It is clear that it is not young boys who are sleeping with these girls. It is old men. We must take a stand against 'sugar daddies' because they are destroying our children".
Older men blamed for high HIV rates among schoolgirls At least 28% of schoolgirls across SA are HIV positive, a figure blamed on sexual relationships between young women and older men, say reports.
The new pope and his opinion about queers and their rights.
Gay marriage is a "machination of the Father of Lies." Adoption by gay people is discrimination against children. Words of wisdom from the new Pope who distanced himself from the liberation theology movement (the priests and nuns who actively opposed dictators and took risks for social justice). Cristina kirchner, President of Argentina, said the Catholic Church under his leadership in the country was reminiscent of "medieval times and the inquisition."
Finally the government starts working on a National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. - SAMGI attended to the "we speak to and with the civil society"-workshop.
IJR The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and the Foundation for Human Rights cordially invite you to a workshop on the National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance
Join us for this fascinating public lecture on Thurs 7 March, 7pm at the CT Holocaust Centre. RSVP: 021 462 5553 or email [email protected]
Until death do us part: 24.8% of all murders in South Africa in 2011 were committed by a spouse or a lover. 16.1% were committed by purpertrators completely unknown to the victim. (StatsSA, Victims of crime survey, 2012)
Hout Bay Rising.
Vigil against rape and violence. On the steps of St George’s Cathedral (Cape Town).
Prevalence: According to World Bank data from 2011, the prevalence of HIV in South Africa for people aged 15-49 was 17.3%, the fourth highest prevalence rate behind Swaziland (26.0%), Botswana (23.4%) and Lesotho (23.3%). (World Bank Indicators, bit.ly/WlqdaM)
Top destination: With close to 107,000 new individual asylum claims registered in 2011 (one tenth of applications globally), South Africa was the world's largest recipient of individual applications for the fourth successive year. Between 2006 and 2011, South Africa registered more than 816,000 new asylum applications, making it by far the top destination for asylum-seekers for this six-year period. (UNHCR Global Trends 2011)
SOUTH AFRICA: A Man's Perspective | World Pulse Educator and World Pulse community member Isaac Aggrey urges men to reject cultural norms that equate manhood with power and dominance. Only then, he says, can women enjoy a world free of violence.
Life: South Africa's life expectancy in 2010 was 52, this has decreased by 5 years since 1980. Over the same time period India’s life expectancy increased by 10 years from 55 in 1980 to 65 in 2010. (World Bank, http://bit.ly/LW1Qbh)
'Secrecy Bill must trump all' - Times LIVE Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele wants the controversial Protection of State Information Bill to trump all other legislation, including the Promotion of Access to Information Bill, when dealing with classified information.
Sweden - Accused Swedish rapist acquitted due to transgender victim A Swedish man accused of attempted rape has been acquitted on the charge because the victim was a transgender woman. Judge Dan Sjöstedt of the Örebro Di
The principal aim behind the establishment of CALDi is to foster the study, research and documentation of African languages and in doing so promote and actively support the sustainability of linguistic diversidiversity on the continent.
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