The same tool that is used to perpetuate misogyny, gender-based violence and inequality can be used to heal. Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change The recent crime stats painted a grim picture of violence against women and children. More than 4 500 suspects were arrested for gender-based violence and femicide-related crimes, while 5 935 reported...
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heCareZa Social Media Analytics Report 1
This report details the interactions between men and women on South African Twitter between 20 November 2022 and 31 January 2023.The report aims to generate a deeper understanding of gender discrimination through an analysis of conversations on public social media.Two focus areas – fatherhood and gender-based violence and misogyny – were identified and used to...
IOL – Social media can be used to tackle thorny issue of GBV, data shows
The non-profit company hosted a webinar where experts delved into their strategy of using social media listening tools to explore the perpetuation of harmful gender attitudes and GBV on public social media in the country. Read full article
Fatherhood Dialogue 1 Sept 2022
Positive relationships with fathers or male caregivers and an environment free of violence arehugely valuable investments in early lives. This was the key message during a webinar hosted on 17 August 2022 by the Centre forAnalytics and Behavioural Change (CABC), focusing on the organisation’s interventions andreflections around fatherhood. Fatherhood Dialogue 1 Sept 2022
Voice of the Cape 21/6- Sonke Gender Justice, CABC and heCareZa- Beyond Father’s Day Webinar
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16 Days of activism against GBV 25 Nov – 10 Dec
2020’s theme is all around protecting women in the informal workplace. Here is everything you need to know to stand up against the violence and report abuse of women and children, read it here:
South Africa has some of the highest levels of gender-based violence in the world. The numbers tell us that men are more often than not the perpetrators, and women the victims: 46.6% of women report they have experienced some form of abuse from an intimate partner in their lifetime, and a women is killed every...
GBV Reflections Short Film
South Africa has the highest levels of gender-based violence in the world, with intimate partner violence being the most common. Violence against girls and women is a men’s issue, because it is a learned behaviour, disrespect and abuse of women has become normalised in our society. It’s time for men to reflect on the part...
This society speaks the language of assault | Citypress
While the scourge of the abuse of women and children in SA may be exacerbated by alcohol, its cause lies in something deeper than a bottle, writes Cameren Peter. Read full article
The great alcohol, gender-based violence debate | Citypress
South Africans around the country debated whether alcohol was the trigger for gender-based violence, or whether violence was more deeply rooted in our society. This is how the debate played out. Read full article