OUR SCHOOL PROGRAMMES

Central to the work that we do in SA is our ground-breaking schools programme

South Africa has one of the highest reported rates of gender-based violence in the world. Research shows a significant link between children witnessing and experiencing violence and later perpetration of violence by men on women. 

Similarly, research has shown that poverty increases the risk of intimate partner violence as inequality is a high-risk factor. 

Since a principal factor of violence against women is that children have experienced violence, a strong focus is needed on early year interventions with children to reduce and prevent violence against women in South Africa.

(Mathews, S; Govender, R; Lamb, G (2016). Understanding of the direct and indirect determinants of violence against women and children in South Africa. University of Cape Town: Safety and Violence Initiative)

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SA Registered NPC with CIPC No: 2016/509280/08
SA NPO 183-827; PBO 930057482
Level 1 BBBEE

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