04.09.2013 | 11:02 AM
Appointment of a new National Director at the Black Sash

Many of you know that the Black Sash has been without a National Director since August 2012 and that Jane Coombe has been acting in this capacity since then. The recruitment process was done in April and after a careful search and subsequent formal process of interviewing four short-listed candidates for the position of National […]

04.09.2013 | 10:57 AM
LAC Namibia fights Land Grabbing

With land grabs increasing, government comes across as reluctant to protect the rights of the San and the world is taking note, writes Willem Odendaal Ongoing land grabs in San areas are laying bare weaknesses in state protections of the rights of marginalised communities.  And the San are arguably the poorest and most marginalised group […]

04.09.2013 | 10:53 AM
Black Sash Joins Women’s March against Gender Based Violence

Black Sash joined members of the public and other organisations during a march against gender based violence in Johannesburg in August 2013. The march, which started in Joubert Park and ended at Constitutional Hill, was organised by Amnesty International and Sizoya Sibuye. Sizoya Sibuye (Sisi) was launched on Women’s Day, 2013. Sisi is a gathering […]