Other Reports

National Summit on Ending Violence against Women & Protecting Human Rights and Dignity 26-28 August 2013
Violence against Women(VAW) is a complex problem and addressing it requires coordinated solutions involving the participation of both the state and civil society. Furthermore, the participation of all relevant stakeholders must be sought. Currently, activities are being conducted to address the issues at different institutional levels. Which needs to be discussed amongst each other and lessons shared to strengthen the actions for a more concentrated and cohesive effort

 

Assessing the implementation of the Beijing platform for action in South Africa
Ilitha Labantu has continued to see an increase in the number of women living in poverty. This has largely been caused by the impact of international influences including globalisation and the policies and practices of bodies such as the World Trade Organisation, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and multi-national corporations.

 

Human Trafficking in South Africa: World Cup and 2010 Beyond
Ilitha Labantu as part of her ongoing effort on gender based violence and to raise public awareness about the plight of human trafficking victims in the township and rural communities. Ilitha Labantu will be launching two national campaigns to raise awareness on human trafficking in the townships and in rural communities, as South Africa is increasingly becoming a transit point for traffickers.

 

Report of the Reflection on Assessing Progress towards
the Acceleration Progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s)
UN and other reports have found that in many if not most countries, women are likely to be
disproportionately impacted by these crises, further retarding progress on achieving reproductive health, reducing maternal mortality and making it more difficult for women to share in progress in such areas as the reduction of poverty and hunger, gains in productive and decent work and the elimination of chronic diseases, including HIV and AIDS.

 

Report on Faith-based organisations and census summit 2011
With the realization that counting of citizens and non-citizens in a country is a mammoth
task, sharing of experiences of inter-relationship between Census and Faith, extensive
consultation with, and creation of partnerships between Government and the Civil Society,
is viewed in a serious light, hence co-ownership of the processes between STATSSA and
Ilitha Labantu.

 

The 3rd National Report on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
From the 2nd MDG National Summit, it was synonymously agreed that Ilitha Labantu should
lead the civil society in facilitating the MDGs implementation in South Africa and that Ilitha
Labantu together with Statssa organise annual MDGs national summit until 2014 to assess
progress.

 

Workshop :: Building peace in the household: breaking the silence
The aim of the workshop was to assist, eradicate or decrease the incidence of date rape and dating violence and to educate and make people aware of the different types of abuse that exists in our communities.

 

Building peace in the household: breaking the silence
This discussion paper seeks to provide a premise for women deliberation and debate on issues affecting women in South Africa today.

 

Youth Conference :: 11 – 13 July 2008 :: Workshop Report
At a local level Ilitha Labantu works directly with all groups in the community to identify the priority issues affecting them. Youth-Siyazingisa on the other hand looks at issues affecting children and youth in particular.

 

Young Women’s Dialogue – Workshop Report
The dialogue brought together young women living with HIV and AIDS in a safe space for young women to share experiences about the challenges of HIV / AIDS and to develop advocacy campaigns for highlighting the gender and human rights-based challenges faced by participants in our townships.