Tutu Joins Fight to Stem Domestic Violence in South Africa


A new initiative in collaboration between the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation and the SA Faith and Family Institute has been launched to stem the tide of gender-based violence.

Gender violence is seen as a widespread social problem.

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    BuaNews, 14 June 2012

    Gauteng is to beef up programmes aimed at preventing social ills such as substance abuse, violence against women, children and people with disability. read more »

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    BuaNews, 7 March 2012

    International Women's Day this year will place strong emphasis on empowering rural women with the aim of bringing an end to hunger and poverty. read more »

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    Gender Links, 23 April 2012

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  • Southern Africa:  Women Must Move Beyond the 'Kitchens' and 'Maternity Wards'

    Gender Links, 23 April 2012

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