Sonke Gender Justice

NGO coalition asks Zackie Achmat to ‘step back’

Ra'eesa Pather

Decision follows allegations that Achmat covered up sexual harassment claims


No ‘culture of silence’, says Sonke

Carl Collison

Social justice sector moves from exceptionalism to introspection about same-sex harassment


NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies

Rumana Akoob

Organisations in the sector have vowed to review their policies on sexual misconduct


One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police

Pontsho Pilane

Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.


The words we use do matter

Ariane Nevin

Be mindful of what you say to whom. You may even be unaware that you are causing harm