Advocacy groups gear-up for the 16 Days of Activism

As women the world over suffer physical and emotional abuse in silent, local advocacy groups are using the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence to create awareness about the reasons why women choose to remain in abusive relationships.  Forming part of an international campaign, the 16 Days of Activism[…]

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‘Human trafficking on the increase in SA’

  Appropriately corresponding with school holidays, this week South Africans are marking Human Trafficking Awareness Week. In an effort to highlight a crime that has impacted citizens throughout the world, from October 2 to 9 South Africans are calling attention to the millions of children, women, and men who have[…]

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Runners raise awareness on trafficking at CT Marathon

Two organisations who are working on the issue of human trafficking in South Africa joined forces and launched a campaign at the Sanlam Cape Town marathon on Sunday. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has always been staged on the Sunday nearest to the 24thof September, South Africa’s Heritage Day. The[…]

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Human trafficking difficult to monitor: Anex

Human trafficking is a global issue with it being labelled as modern day slavery with an estimated 27 million victims worldwide. UNICEF estimates that 1.2 million children are trafficked globally each year. It is said that South Africa is a source, destination and transit for trafficked victims. Everyday people are[…]

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