Southern African Media and Gender Institute

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Sexual Rights Initiative #THETOTALSHUTDOWN: Intersectional Womxn's Movement Against GBV. GBVNet Raising Voices Women's Voices Raised For Social Justice Raising Voices Sexual Violence Research Initiative Saartjie Baartman Centre MOSAIC: Support Heal Train WoMin Alliance - African Women Unite Destructive Resource Extraction Women's Legal Centre Ford Foundation Heinrich Böll Stiftung Office Cape Town Dullah Omar Institute Soul City Institute CHoiCe Trust Tvep SouthAfrica Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre Thuthuzela Care Centres R**e Crisis Cape Town Trust Gender Inequality Campaigns UNICEF Gender Equity Unit UWC Women's and Gender Studies The African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town Oxfam South Africa CPT Women's Network OpenDemocracy 50.50 openDemocracy Womenworking.com South African Feminist Buddies Ralf Femi Nists CAL Secretariat SAY-F (South African Young Feminist Activists) Just Associates, Inc Solidarity: a socialist, feminist, anti-racist organization Bitch Media Amandla! Media Gender DynamiX Southern African Media and Gender Institute Women on Farms Project International Center for Research on Women
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The Southern African Media and Gender Institute is dedicated to a world where women’s dignity and potential are enriched and celebrated in and through the media with equal, unbiased representation.

Operating as usual

Photos from Southern African Media and Gender Institute's post 14/05/2015

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 07/06/2013

Brutal anti-gay murders on the rise in Russia

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!

Timeline photos 30/05/2013

Timeline photos

Guys we kindly ask that you take note of this. The sibling of the missing girl is a friend of our secretary to the board. Thank you. Please share.

The People Who Approved These Ads Have A Lot Of Explaining To Do 02/05/2013

The People Who Approved These Ads Have A Lot Of Explaining To Do

http://www.upworthy.com/the-people-who-approved-these-ads-have-a-lot-of-explaining-to-do-6?c=ufb1

The People Who Approved These Ads Have A Lot Of Explaining To Do Things that matter. Pass 'em on.

'You Deserve Rape' Sign Created By Arizona University Student Causes Firestorm of Emotion on Campus. 26/04/2013

'You Deserve Rape' Sign Created By Arizona University Student Causes Firestorm of Emotion on Campus.

'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 17/04/2013

2 People Described The Same Person To A Forensic Artist And This Is What Happened

http://www.upworthy.com/2-people-described-the-same-person-to-a-forensic-artist-and-this-is-what-happene?c=ufb1

2 People Described The Same Person To A Forensic Artist And This Is What Happened How he did this will surprise you.

Timeline photos 15/04/2013

Timeline photos

Ellen Page...

Why South Africa should not reinstate death penalty 15/04/2013

Why South Africa should not reinstate death penalty

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…

10/04/2013

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 08/04/2013

It's not what you think

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…

Breaking ground in South Africa with a traditional Zulu gay wedding 08/04/2013

Breaking ground in South Africa with a traditional Zulu gay wedding

"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 29/03/2013

Horrific! 15-year-old rape victim to get 100 lashes

Horrific! 15-year-old rape victim to get 100 lashes But we can prevent this - let's get the government to stop flogging women!

Timeline photos 21/03/2013

Timeline photos

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 19/03/2013

“Boys, you have to be kind to our beautiful girls.” – About discrimination and where it starts

“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...

Timeline photos 19/03/2013

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 19/03/2013

Damsel in Distress: Part 1 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games

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...

Timeline photos 19/03/2013

Timeline photos

Timeline photos 18/03/2013

Timeline photos

Why do we need feminism? Just check Google

Quotations 16/03/2013

Quotations

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?

http://saynotoviolence.org/commit

Older men blamed for high HIV rates among schoolgirls 16/03/2013

Older men blamed for high HIV rates among schoolgirls

"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.

Timeline photos 14/03/2013

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."

IJR 14/03/2013

IJR

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

05/03/2013

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]

25/02/2013

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)

Timeline photos 14/02/2013

Hout Bay Rising.

Timeline photos 14/02/2013

Vigil against rape and violence. On the steps of St George’s Cathedral (Cape Town).

31/01/2013

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)

30/01/2013

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 02/11/2012

SOUTH AFRICA: A Man's Perspective | World Pulse

http://worldpulse.com/magazine/columns/community-voices/south-africa-a-mans-perspective

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.

01/11/2012

Life expectancy at birth, total (years) | Data | Table

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)

Life expectancy at birth, total (years) | Data | Table

'Secrecy Bill must trump all' - Times LIVE 01/11/2012

'Secrecy Bill must trump all' - Times LIVE

'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 01/11/2012

Sweden - Accused Swedish rapist acquitted due to transgender victim

http://actup.org/news/sweden-accused-swedish-rapist-acquitted-due-to-transgender-victim/

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

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