Women face high levels of domestic violence with 50% of all women murdered in South Africa, killed by their husband or intimate partner.The government, while maintaining the language of gender equality, has repeatedly fallen short when it comes to implementation of and accountability on this commitment.
THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS PROGRAMME WILL …
- Tackle gender based violence through our programmes and in support of existing initiatives.
- Promote and facilitate women’s access to land.
- Contribute to the creation of Safer Cities in South Africa for women and girls.
- Work with young women to addddress their needs in relation to violence, education, livelihoods and sexual and reproductive health
Work with women who have particular vulnerabilities to violence and discrimination such as LGBTI women, sex workers and migrant women.