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A Month of Mourning

We have lost some great women in 2021. One can only trust we the women of South Africa, will build on what they have left us. Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu was hospitalized on April 27th and passed away two days later, on 29 April 2021, a month after her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini. South Africa …

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Maintenance Court in South Africa

Under South African law, specifically the Maintenance Act 99 of 1998, children have the right to receive financial maintenance from parents… but let’s get real for a bit, maintenance is an emotional and relational issue and the people that get the short end of the stick are women who are the parents of primary residence …

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Challenges Women Face re GBV and Domestic Violence in South Africa

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN OF SOUTH AFRICA?  Gender Based Violence (GBV), specifically against us women, is a violation of our  personal human rights with rippling effects on our families, communities, societies,  economy, the wellness of our nations, and the future of generations to come.  In South Africa alone, over 60% of our women experience physical abuse.   …

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Women’s Month August 2019

WIIN Women’s Month Training on Divorce and Maintenance What every woman should know! Financial abuse is defined within the South African Domestic Violence Act as a criminal act and is punishable by law! Yet our Maintenance System is, in fact, aiding just such abuse, by allowing offenders to get away with the perpetuation of financial abuse. Our children are …

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I Am A Woman

So what? I get into an argument with a man, he slaps me, I feel the pain, yet they tell me I provoked him. I should have been quiet, I should have been patient. I should apologize to him. I get into an argument with a man, I slap him, they tell me I have …

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