Watch: SABC Women Killings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z72_Rzi1nJU What did you think of the 11 July 2017 episode of Leihlo la Sechaba? Do you think relatives and friends should be able to report or open cases on behalf of an abused loved one? Share your thoughts on the matter? #womenabuse #womenkillings #sandilemantsoe #KaraboMokoena
Video: ENCA - The attitude of rape https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu7iQZrB7_s What you are about to watch is a collection of honest conversations with South Africans about sex and power. eNCA journalists decided to identify the attitudes and beliefs that perpetuate dangerous stereotypes. Sisters, Brothers.. What are your views? Does South Africa require a reconstruction of social and… Continue reading The Attitude of Rape
Two short inserts which highlight the issue of human tracking of women in South Africa Video 1 : SABC Morning Live - Human trafficking on the rise in South Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZoGXtWpaZE Video 2: News24 - I survived human trafficking in Johannesburg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wme42zzvJzY Yaya emplores all ladies who find themselves in human trafficking… Continue reading Human Trafficking
Woman, the most revered being there ought to be… Woman, the most vulnerable being the world has borne… Woman, the most resilient being that has lived…. Woman, the most abused being the world has seen… The South Africa woman has been exposed to an array of challenges, in the workplace, at home and in… Continue reading Being a woman in South Africa…
Too often, the VICTIM has found themselves at the mercy of law enforcement, society and the perpetrator. Repeatedly having to defend themselves from all forms of attack. This assertion made by the Minister of Police SA, Mr Fikile Mbalula on 31 May 2017, couldn't have come at a better time. It would be a great… Continue reading Curbing further victimization of the VICTIM
I have a friend who’s in an abusive relationship. She’s still with the guy. I hope he’s not abusing her anymore, I wouldn’t know because she doesn’t talk to me about her relationship anymore. It never started-out as an abusive relationship though. My friend *Nothando is so kind hearted, so loving and seemed to be… Continue reading Why won’t she leave him…?
We often wonder how a woman finds herself in an abusive relationship…. Quick to judge, Quick to quip, Quick to say I would never… When in reality, we are all one step, one moment and one word from loving an abuser. Many of the women who have lost their lives at the hands of an… Continue reading We are all abuse victims in waiting….
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We are the YAYA Sisterhood and ours is to create a bond that transcends time, borders and backgrounds. Yaya: n. Woman origin; Greek Yaya: n. Miss/Missy origin; Brazilian Our name YAYA Sisterhood was derived from two movies: Yaya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells, a story about a young woman's journey of forgiveness and acceptance following a… Continue reading YAYA Sisterhood
People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) If you or a loved one is getting abused please consider contacting POWA for help and guidance: If you need help, POWA is here for you. Don’t hesitate to call us. Telephonic Support Contact number: 011 642 4345/6 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counselling Support POWA provides the following services to women who… Continue reading Get Help: POWA
Video: ENCA - Mantsoe's Bail hearing postponed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmfTwib6dFA Karyn Maughan explains the challenges of reporters not being allowed to report on Sandile Mantsoe's bail hearing. What are your views? If this case has sensitive information, should it still be opened to the public?