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Teach the boy-child to respect all genders from an early ageArticle

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

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Emergency response app for domestic abuse victimsArticle

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

Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centred
Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centredArticle

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

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Yvonne Wakefield launches The Warrior Project to help domestic abuse, gender-based violence victimsArticle

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 #Cannes Lions 2019 Health & Wellness and Pharma Grand Prix winners: McCann Tel Aviv, Craft London and UM Tel Aviv, for IKEA 'ThisAbles' and McCann Health Shanghai, for GSK GlaxoSmithKline's 'Breath of Life' respectively.
#CannesLions2019: Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions winners!Article

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

Bridging the mental health gap
Bridging the mental health gapArticle

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

Unjudge Someone - The Human Library Facebook Live series
Unjudge Someone - The Human Library Facebook Live seriesArticle

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

#FairnessFirst: Busting stereotypes of SA women in the workplace
#FairnessFirst: Busting stereotypes of SA women in the workplaceArticle

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

Havas launches Take This Thread, a bold movement to help break the patterns of abuse
Havas launches Take This Thread, a bold movement to help break the patterns of abuseArticle

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

Are you experiencing Women's Month withdrawal?
Are you experiencing Women's Month withdrawal?Article

Caution! Symptoms may include complacency, marketing myopia, and societal regression caused by abrupt discontinuation...

Kirigo Kamore 7 Sep 2018

'Man Up, Slow Down'
'Man Up, Slow Down'Article

To draw attention to the national 16 Days of Activism campaign, FCB Cape Town has developed another hard-hitting ad for the Western Cape Government's Safely Home initiative...

Issued by FCB Africa 7 Dec 2017

How Decimal Agency launched a product in under two weeks
How Decimal Agency launched a product in under two weeksArticle

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

Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploited
Improved education is ineffective if children are neglected, abused or exploitedArticle

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

Marie Claire steps into a Twitter mess
Marie Claire steps into a Twitter messArticle

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

Call to fight woman and child abuse for Mandela Day
Call to fight woman and child abuse for Mandela DayArticle

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

R1 still making a difference
R1 still making a differenceArticle

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

Pleasing audience support for inaugural Cape Town Fringe Festival
Pleasing audience support for inaugural Cape Town Fringe FestivalArticle

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

CSI budgeting for the cost against sexual and domestic violence
CSI budgeting for the cost against sexual and domestic violenceArticle

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

Line-up for shnit International Shortfilmfestival announced
Line-up for shnit International Shortfilmfestival announcedArticle

The shnit International Shortfilmfestival will be held from 8 to 12 October, 2014, at The Labia Theatre, Pulp Cinema, Cape Town.

17 Sep 2014

Middle class Africa: meet the new African consumer
Middle class Africa: meet the new African consumerArticle

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

Sisulu calls on women lawyers to fight injustice
Sisulu calls on women lawyers to fight injusticeArticle

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

For Jon Keevy, Owl has been a hoot
For Jon Keevy, Owl has been a hootArticle

Keevy wrote and directed Owl, which took Cape Town by storm earlier this year and runs for one week only at the Kalk Bay Theatre this week, before wowing audiences at the Grahamstown Festival.

Daniel Dercksen 30 Apr 2012

AiM reveals short film entries
AiM reveals short film entriesArticle

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

AiM Film Festival takes lessons from African youth
AiM Film Festival takes lessons from African youthArticle

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 support increasing the legal drinking age to 21Article

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

Abuse is Abuse campaign evolves from CSI entry
Abuse is Abuse campaign evolves from CSI entryArticle

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

SWAZILAND: Compelling communities to end child abuseArticle

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 wins silver in StuttgartArticle

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 Article

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

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