Psycho-Social Support (Sexual Assault)- Project Empower

Project Empower, is an organisation that is working towards strengthening community responsiveness to HIV and has a range of interventions directed to achieving organisational goals. One of these interventions is the Psycho-Social Support (PSS) which is provided to survivors of sexual assault. In this regard, Project Empower is in partnership with an organisation called MATCH […]

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Knowledge- a tool for strengthening the response to HIV

Knowledge is a powerful weapon that can be used to change the world and it is the surest basis of public happiness. In increasing the response to HIV and AIDS, Project Empower puts knowledge as a corner stone to improving lives. Through proving consciousness raising workshops, knowledge is shared among peers of different age groups. […]

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Changing Gender norms

Changing gender norms As an organisation devoted in strengthening the response to HIV, changing gender norms is one of our objectives. This is because gender norms perpetuate HIV in a sense that they are bias and they oppress empower one sex. Females are oppressed by gender norms which make them vulnerable to male domination. In […]

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16 days of Activism

16 days of activism: Mkabayi   09 February 2018 On the 25 of October 2017 Mkabayi team embarked on an international campaign of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence aimed at challenging violence against women. In response to this, Mkabayi team organised and conducted activism campaigns with all their groups which are aimed at […]

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THE MOSQUITO AND ITS PARENT

THE MOSQUITO AND ITS PARENT: LESSONS OF PARENT CHILD COMMUNICATION IN A STEPPING STONES SESSION Khanyisile Ntsenge: Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Manager 02 July 2017 “A young mosquito, having recently learned how to fly decided to explore the world. Upon returning home, the mosquito narrated to its parent the adventures it had been on during […]

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BLACK FATHERS ARE NOT ABSENT
Power Over

BLACK FATHERS ARE NOT ABSENT: STEPPING STONES CHANGES THE ROLES OF BLACK MEN IN THE HOUSEHOLD Khanyisile Ntsenge (Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Manager 04 July 2017 According to Posel and Devey , South Africa has one of the highest rates of non-resident fathers in Africa, after Namibia. This statement references the two third of preschool […]

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Izimpilo Zethu

“Okwenza impilo yaba ngcono ukuthi umama wadlula emhlabeni sesiwutholile umuzi womxhaso. Kwakuyoba nzima kakhulu ukuba sasisahlala emqashweni. ngonyaka ka2010 nami ngiye ngakhulelwa. Kwaba nzima kakhulu nami sengithole umntwana ngoba kwanda izindleko. Kwaba nzima ukukhulisa umntwana ngoba noyise ubengumuntu ophila ngokubamba amatoho, kodwa uma ethole itoho uyasinakekela sinomntwana.” Funda eminye imilando

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Our Life

“The good thing is that before my mother died, we had an RDP house that was registered under her name. If we did not have a home, it would have been even tougher. Shelter is very important. In 2010 I also fell pregnant and expenses increased. The father of my child did not have a […]

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Stepping Stones Manual

Stepping Stones is a workshop series designed as a tool to help promote sexual health, improve psychological well-being and prevent HIV. The workshops address questions of gender, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, gender violence, communication and relationship skills. In doing so they recognise that our sexual lives are embedded in a broader context of our relationships with our […]

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