16 Days Daily News, 26 November 2012

Date: August 20, 2013
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26 November 2012
Welcome to the 16 Days daily news! Today’s theme is Peace begins at home. The theme will look at the extent and effects of GBV, response, support  and  prevention strategies for GBV.

The cyber dialogues will run from 13h00 to 14h00 SA time. Click here for instructions.
Questions for discussion are:
1. Is there data available about the level of  GBV in your country?
2. What are some of the effects of GBV on the survivors?
3. What services are available to repsond to and support survivors of violence?
4. What strategies can we use to prevent GBV?
5. What are five key actions we should do over the next year to improve response, support and prevention strategies for GBV?

Languages for today’s cyber dialogue  are English, Afrikaans and French.
Click on this icon to  enter the language room of your choice.

Click on the following links for  more information on the 16 Days, the calendar, press release and to upload photographs on the GL 16 Days  Facebook. Click on the links below to find out more about events in your country:

Botswana Lesotho Madagascar Mauritius
Mozambique Namibia South Africa Swaziland
Zambia Zimbabwe

Some interesting reading for today:

Opinion pieces First hand accounts (I stories)
English: Peace in the home, peace in the community South Africa: Staying strong in the midst of a storm
French: Confidences d’une Mauricienne 17 fois victim de viol Mauritius: Je suis un homme violent
Portuguese: Momento para as mulheres fazerem À“ se ouvir

If you have any queries please contact Susan Mogari on progofficer@genderlinks.org.za or call +27 11 622 2877.

Look forward to seeing you cyber space.

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