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  • NGO Feminist Caucus Statement on Sexual Harassment29 May 2018#WeBelieveThemWe, the undersigned Feminist collective, stand in solidarity with, and as a default, believe all womxn[1] who come...
  • It has become the norm for big South African brands to get in on 16 Days of Activism by launching fun runs and fundraisers. But these very same companies, who proclaim commitment to women’s...
  • As the globe marks World Public Services Day— 23 June, ActionAid South Africa demands that government and municipalities ensure all public services are accessible and responsive to the needs of women, and funded through progressive taxation and spending.

  • [ibimage==37218==image_content_fullwidth==none==self==null==]Dorah Tsatsi has been a member of ActionAid South Africa’s (AASA) Young Urban Women project since its inception in 2013. She believes the...
  • As global inequalities continue to rise, women often end up on the losing side. Discrimination against women is often rooted in economic inequality, and yet also goes far beyond.  The past few...
  • ActionAid South Africa, who has been partnered with the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) since 2013, is deeply disturbed that the local authorities have forced the postponement of Soweto Pride this weekend. Soweto pride has run for 11 consecutive years, providing a safe, free and accessible space for LGBTIAQ people to protest against the continued discrimination and violence perpetrated against them, as well as to give visibility to their rights and to celebrate diversity.

  • Twenty-two years after the election of the first democratic state and 14 years after a new mining regime was legislated in South Africa, the community of Mapela, on the outskirts of Mokopane in...
  • World Water Day is a troubling reminder that humanity faces a crisis:  we are rapidly running out of fresh water. The impending watershed is exacerbated not only by global warming and climate change, but also by our relentless misuse and mismanagement of this precious life sustaining resource.  Today’s commemoration demands an urgent reconsideration of how we use and distribute water, and what sustainability and efficiency practices need to be mainstreamed to ensure our survival.  

  • In her seminal text, South Wind, Corinne Kumar challenges us to conceive of “making violence against women unthinkable.” I first met this visionary and dreamer at the Courts of Women against War and...
  • This Saturday, ActionAid South Africa (AASA) will be marching through the streets of Soweto in solidarity with the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), the Rainbow Activist Alliance (RAA) and all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual and queer (LGBTIAQ) people of South Africa and those across the globe.

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