Children

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The Halfway Home is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. The Home welcomes residents coming from the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) in Mauritius and other children shelters. Reaching the age of 18, these teenage girls are no longer under the responsibility of the Gender […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

Graca Machel Trust: Multiplying faces, amplifying voices

Making the voices of African women and children count The Graca Machel Trust exists to work with the thousands of voices seeking progress and amplifying African women and children’s voices Our mission is to amplify women’s movements, as well as promote women’s contributions and leadership. Further, we advocate for the protection of children’s rights.

Graca Machel Trust: Annual Report 2015

This annual report is a summary of the work and achievements of the Graca Machel Trust during 2015. The trust works for children’s rights across Africa. The Trust’s programmes include women’s rights and children’s rights programmes. There are nutrition as well as governance programmes. The publication concludes with the financials and operations report for 2015.

December 18, 2017 Themes: Children | Human Rights Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Parental leave bill should be more inclusive-activists_The New Age_17 October 2017

CGE outraged at molestation of learners in Soweto

CGE outraged at molestation of learners in Soweto

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has learnt with outrage and disgust about the molestation of 83 learners at AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto by a Scholar Patroller.  Through its mandate, the CGE will ensure that it supports and ensure that adequate interventions and responses are put in place by relevant state institutions and […]

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Southern Africa: Young people are the future

Southern Africa: Young people are the future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johannesburg, 16 June: The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gender Protocol Alliance will this month of June launch the Young Women Alliance (YWA) network. The launch is meant to coincide with the commemoration of the Day of the African Child on June 16. The YWA will be made up of young women […]

June 15, 2017 Themes: Children | Young Women | Youth Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Mother found guilty of child neglect_ The Voive

Mother found guilty of child neglect_ The Voive

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017