16 days of activism

16 days of unity against Gender Based Violence

Violence, in any denomination, leaves a scar on the face of humanity. We are bound by a mutual understanding that promotes peace and the...

Enough is Enough – 365 Days to End Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

By Thandi Vivian Tobias, Brand South Africa’s Chairperson of the Board As we come to the end of observing 16 Days of Activism for no...

Take a stand during 16 Days of Activism

Monday, November 25, 2019 The annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, known as the 16 Days campaign, is expected...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

16 Days of Activism against abuse

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

South Africa extends help to disabled abuse victims

The Gender Based Violence Command Centre has expanded its services to make them accessible to people with disabilities. Blind and deaf people are now...

Foster builds a network of support

Our first Women's Month story features Lesley Ann Foster, who started the Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre.. This facility enabled her to grow personally as she helped others.
Towards gender equality in SA

Open Dialogue in Support of 16 Days of Activism

Johannesburg, Wednesday 25 November 2015 - In support of 16 Days of Activism, Brand South Africa is partnering with Lesedi Fm to host an...

#16Days of Activism in South Africa and the world

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence begins on 25 November, highlighting a variety of events and drives to bring the issues of abuse of women and children to a wider audience.

Beading and computer programming a way out of prison

Brothers for All uses former offenders to raise funds and teach computer coding to prisoners. Cash for the initiative is raised through making bead jewellery, which is then poured into programming classes at prisons in Western Cape.