16 Days of Activism 25th Nov – 10th Dec Cape Town, 25 November 2020 – Violence in our society is often the symptom of deeper social problems. Enduring violence and abuse is the reality of many South Africans which together, we can change by standing up and speaking out, especially for women and children. The […]

South Africans urged to #MakeTime to teach our sons that crimes against women and children are unacceptable Johannesburg, 18 November 2020 – Already recognised as having one of the highest rates of rape and domestic violence in the world, according to the South Africa 2020 Crime & Safety Report, the frequency at which women in […]

South Africans urged to #MakeTime to teach our sons that crimes against women are unacceptable Cape Town – 16 November 2020 – Already recognised as having one of the highest rates of rape and domestic violence in the world, according to the South Africa 2020 Crime & Safety Report, the frequency at which women in South […]

1000 Women Trust joins WE DARE project as digital technology takes centre stage in combating GBV Words: Fanie Heyns CAPE TOWN. – 1000 Women Trust has joined a network of organisations, professionally led by the Nottingham School of Business, as they collectively embark on a campaign to explore digital technology and the role it might play […]

A study by 1000 Women Trust revealed a lack of knowledge about GBV-hotline, safe spaces Words: Fanie Heyns CAPE TOWN. – The results of a 2-phase study conducted by 1000 Women Trust during the COVID-19 lockdown on whether individuals have experienced gender-based violence and whether they knew of safe spaces or a safe space to access […]

Making sense of emotions an important prerequisite of good parenting Words: Fanie Heyns CAPE TOWN. – In order for fathers and mothers to make time to share important values with their sons about how to respect and build a non-violent environment in which women and girls feel safe, the parents must connect well with their […]