Action

Movement Building Forum Images – Day 1

14 Dec 2018

Movement Building Forum Images – Day 1

The Sex Rights Africa Network, under the AIDS Foundation of South Africa, held a Movement Building Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 10 – 12 December 2018. The theme of the Forum was ‘Building the Movement for Sex...

Ending Child Marriage Key Priority in Southern Africa

26 Jun 2018

Ending Child Marriage Key Priority in Southern Africa

Hivos Southern Africa in collaboration with Gateway Health Institute and the AIDS Foundation South Africa hosted a Networking Learning Discussion on Early and Forced Marriage. The dialogue titled: Child Marriage and Sugar Dad...

Girls Not Brides – Campaign To End Child Marriage

01 Feb 2018

Girls Not Brides – Campaign To End Child Marriage

Child marriage is forced upon girls around the world.  Every year, according to Unicef, 15 million girls are married under the age of 18 years, many before they are 15 and some when they are as young as 8 or 9. These girls a...

Marriage and the theft of childhood

27 Sep 2017

Marriage and the theft of childhood

Early marriage has devastating consequences for girls. The practice continues even n countries that have laws against it. Simphiwe Shabalala reports from South Africa. Child marriage can be defined as “Any marriage carri...