We speak in color Police statistics for the first week of lockdown show that more than 2 300 complaints of gender-based violence were recorded. According to the organisation 1000 Women Trust, this number is 37% higher than the weekly average recorded last year. 1000 Women Trust invests in women-led grassroots initiatives and mobilises women across South Africa […]

PRESS RELEASE ON BEHALF OF 1000 WOMEN TRUST: 1st May 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ban on tobacco may exacerbate gender-based violence, says 1000 Women Trust CAPE TOWN. – 1000 Women Trust and other South African organizations spearheading the fight against gender-based violence have pleaded with the government to lift the ban on sales of tobacco products […]