Month: March 2020

ISC Latest Deliberations – Statement To The Media

INTERIM STEERING COMMITTEE CONTINUES ITS WORK OF ENSURING A SPEEDY RESPONSE TO GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE As South Africa continues to battle the wave of Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) through various means and structures, the work of the Interim Steering Committee on GBVF is becoming evidently more important.  Today the Committee held its …

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National Strategic Plan On Gender Based Violence And Femicide Takes Shape

NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE TAKES SHAPE The multi-sectoral Interim Steering Committee on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) has concluded the final draft of the  National Strategic Plan on GBVF following countrywide consultations.  The National Strategic Plan provides a cohesive framework that will guide the national response to the GBVF crisis affecting …

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South Africans Called To Play Their Part In Ending Gender Based Violence

MEDIA STATEMENT MINISTER MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE CALLS ON SOUTH AFRICANS TO PLAY THEIR PART IN ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE As the country reaches the midway point of International 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children (16 Days of Activism Campaign) focused media attention continues to shock us with horrific incidents of gender-based violence …

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Gender Based Violence and Femicide National Strategic Plan Stakeholders Consultations.

INVITATION TO STAKHOLDER CONSULTATIONS ON THE GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE  DRAFT NATIONAL STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK The escalating number of Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) cases in South Africa has prompted a call to action which was led by #TheTotalShutdown. The Presidential Gender- Based Violence and Femicide Summit sat on the 2nd November 2018 and produced …

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