South Africa Campaign on Taking a Stand Against Rape

Publication Date:
11 February 2013
South Africa, Women and Gender, Human Rights

One out of three women are sexually assaulted or beaten in her lifetime, equalling a billion women being brutalised. One Billion Rising is a call to women and men to refuse to participate in the silence of rape and rape culture. Over 197 countries around the world have already come on board to recognise the activism on Valentine's Day. Different risings are taking place in Durban, Grahamstown, Marikana, Kimberly, Johannesburg and Cape Town. Actress and activist, Rosie Motene is taking part in one of the events surrounding the day


S Africans Urged to Take a Stand Against Rape

The Government Communication and Information System has added its voice to the national call for South Africans to get involved and take a firm stand against rape and all forms of ... Read more »