CAPE TOWN. – The NGO 1000 Women Trust has entered into an agreement with a Citrusdal-farmer to utilize a portion of his citrus farm to build second-stage housing for women who are victims of gender-based violence and to embark on an ambitious project to build a training centre on the farm which will serve as […]

CAPE TOWN. – 21st March 2021 is a public holiday – Human Rights Day – in honour of human rights and to commemorate the horrific Sharpeville massacre in 1960 when 69 people who demonstrated against pass laws were killed by police and 180 others were injured. Yet, while commemorating the Sharpeville massacre on Human Rights Day […]

CAPE TOWN. – The results of a survey conducted in February 2021 by a digital identity, privacy, and social media protection company, Digiumune, revealed that 51.5% of the 200 parents who took part in the survey, had been cyberbullied.  It means that cyberbullying is rife in South Africa, reported TimeLive (10th March 2021). The survey found […]

CAPE TOWN. – Twenty six years ago, 17000 delegates representing 188 countries met in the Chinese capital, Beijing at the landmark Fourth UN World Conference on Women.  Among them was a delegation from South Africa. The adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action changed the trajectory for the empowerment of women worldwide. South […]

CAPE TOWN. – The trauma training course of 1000 Women Trust on WhatsApp and person-to-person have become catalysts for the healing of several women and girls in many communities across the Cape Peninsula and the West Coast. This is the anecdotal witness of community leaders interviewed by 1000 Women Trust on the Trauma training course. […]