Battered, bruised and frightened more and more South African women are beginning to learn that hiding behind the locked doors of their homes may not keep them safe from abuse...
11 Sep 2019
Gender-based violence and domestic abuse have forced their way into work, school, family and community conversations over the past few weeks...
10 Sep 2019
Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says the department is in the process of reviewing and modernising the Criminal Procedures Act to ensure that it is centred on protecting victims of abuse...
26 Aug 2019
Alongside Jackie Nagtegaal of LawForAll and Aisha Pandor of SweepSouth, Caveat Legal founder Yvonne Wakefield launched The Warrior Project at the start of Women's Month...
6 Aug 2019
The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions announced during the Health award track ceremony...
17 Jun 2019
There's a significant mental health equity gap in South Africa. Only a small portion of those in distress can afford the available care, which is concentrated in the private sector...
19 Mar 2019
SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) in partnership with the Human Library South Africa is hosting a Human Library Facebook Live book series. Running weekly until 12 December...
Issued by SACAP 29 Nov 2018
With rising awareness that inequality needs to be tackled head-on, we're seeing more mindfulness of issues of inclusion and equality in local marketing campaigns and movements like the 7% Tribe, Take This Thread and 'Women Acknowledged'...
Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2018
Take This Thread is a bold social movement that is a rallying call contributing to ending the pattern of domestic violence by facilitating economic empowerment for abuse survivors...
Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Oct 2018
Working in the advertising industry is like a box of chocolates - you truly never know what you're going to get every morning you arrive at the office...
Issued by Decimal Agency 1 Sep 2017
The Adopt-a-School Foundation calls upon government, NGOs and civil society to combine their efforts to protect vulnerable children against neglect, abuse and exploitation...
Issued by Adopt-a-School 29 May 2017
The Marie Claire campaign, In Her Shoes, has received a major backlash on Twitter due to the inclusion of DJ Euphonik, who was involved in a domestic abuse case several years ago...
23 Jul 2015
With a month to go until we honour Nelson Mandela on his birthday, 18 July, the Vital Foundation is calling on all South Africans to spend time serving at an organisation fighting woman and child abuse...
14 Jul 2015
In August 2013, the Vital Foundation launched its R1 makes a difference campaign to assist organisations in the fight against woman and child abuse, whereby R1 from the sale of every pack of Vital Health Foods supplements is donated to the foundation. Since then, it has raised over R6.8 million for the cause...
14 May 2015
Audiences at the first 11-day Cape Town Fringe Festival exceeded expectations with 18,569 people attending 486 performances across 92 productions.
Debbie Hathway 13 Oct 2014
The Tears Foundation hereby calls for corporates to include the fight against sexual and domestic violence in their CSI budgeting and to look at how the cost of this scourge directly affects their bottom line.
1 Oct 2014
The shnit International Shortfilmfestival will be held from 8 to 12 October, 2014, at The Labia Theatre, Pulp Cinema, Cape Town.
17 Sep 2014
The United States of Africa is the 10th largest economy in the world. It is ahead of China and India, countries with populations to match Africa's just over a billion people. Its booming consumer market is worth almost a trillion dollars a year but international companies struggle to tap into it.
Sulaiman Philip 21 Feb 2014
Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu wants South African women in the legal fraternity to use the law as a weapon against all forms of injustice in the country.
26 Aug 2013
The fourth Africa in Motion (AiM) Short Film Competition has revealed this years shortlisted entries. Seven films from across the continent will compete for the prize, sponsored by The Africa Channel, as part of the annual film festival that provides African filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work to an audience in the United Kingdom.
19 Oct 2011
Africa in Motion (AiM), a film festival aimed at providing an opportunity for African filmmakers to showcase their work and to gain exposure to an audience in the UK, takes place from 2 - 6 November 2011 at Filmhouse in Edinburgh, and will this year showcase representations for, by and about children and young people in the rural and urban areas of Africa.
21 Sep 2011
Two-thirds of South Africans polled in Synovate's latest survey believe that increasing the legal drinking age to 21 will be effective in decreasing both underage drinking and alcohol abuse.
Issued by Ipsos 7 Jul 2011
Originally conceived as an entry piece into the 2009 Vuka! Awards (an M-Net corporate social investment project aimed at providing exposure to worthy causes and charities), the 'Abuse is Abuse' campaign has since grown into something far bigger.
18 Feb 2011
New statistics revealing the alarming number of female children that are victims of abuse is seeing child welfare and anti-abuse groups turning to Swazi tradition in the hope of reviving a sense of community responsibility towards the wellbeing of Swaziland's children.
13 Jun 2008
FusionDesign Woodstock achieved a silver at the prestigious Stuttgart International Calendar exhibition 2005, dubbed the Cannes Festival of Art Calendars, out of a total of 1052 calendars.
22 Jan 2006
The London International Advertising Awards (LIAA) are one of the most sought-after and prestigious awards for creative excellence in advertising and design, receiving over 13 000 entries from 71 countries. This year Ogilvy & Mather Rightford (Gauteng) became the first South African ad agency to win a Grand Prize. The Jupiter Drawing Room scooped up 3 awards.
View the winning entries.
19 Nov 2003