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Hlanganisa Tribute to Ntate Mosikili

Dear Colleagues in the Community Advice Office sector, It is with the greatest of sadness that we learnt of the passing of Samuel Mosikili (affectionately known as”Ntate Mosikili”) after a short illness. Ntate Mosikili who was the Managing Director of Qholaqwe Advice and Resource Centre in Qwaqwa, worked with Hlanganisa

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Effects of disability and gender based violence

A new report has given insight into how vulnerable people living with disabilities can be prone to gender-based violence. The Hlanganisa Institute for Development in Southern Africa released the document in Johannesburg Tuesday. It also provides recommendations for possible and appropriate responses at community level. To tell us more we’re

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HiDSA and the Joint Gender Fund report

A report released by the Hlanganisa Institute and the Joint Gender Fund. Highlights the vulnerable positions that women with disabilities are confronted with on a daily bases. Who are at a higher risk of being victims of gender-based violence in South Africa. The report focuses on the cause and effects

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Women with disabilities and GBV

Women with disabilities are at a higher risk of being victims of gender-based violence in South Africa. That’s according to a report released by Hlanganisa Institute and the Joint Gender Fund. The report focuses on risk factors to gender-based violence for women living with disabilities. And is aimed at addressing

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Amplifying the Voices of Disabled Women

Hlanganisa Institute for Development in Southern Africa has launched a new report on amplifying the voice of women living with disabilities and affected by gender-based violence. The study focuses on risk factors to gender-based violence for women living with disabilities. Here’s Programme Manager at Hlanganisa Institute for Development Southern Africa

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Disabled women a target for rapists

Media Report from Sowetan Live – Women with disabilities often fall victim to predators in SA, and are twice as likely to be sexually abused, experience intimate partner violence, and are more psychologically vulnerable than non-disabled women, the report said. Image: 123RF Stock Image/ lculig “We want to see if

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GBV and Disability Report Launch

Media Report on 702 Talk Radio Study: Women with disabilities twice as likely to become victims of sexual abuse Research by the Institute for Development in Southern Africa has revealed that South African women with disabilities are twice as likely to become victims of sexual abuse, rape and intimate partner

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HiDSA focuses on women with disabilities and GBV

MELROSE ARCH – HiDSA got a lot of persons living with disabilities in one venue to discuss the challenges faced and propose ways forward for persons with disabilities. People with disabilities can often be forgotten when major policies or decisions are made, however, the Hlanganisa Institute for Development in Southern

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Insight into vulnerability of disabled women

Media Report from SABC NEWS Hlanganisa says that, because of lack of knowledge by families, children with disabilities do not get access to special schools. A new report has given insight into how vulnerable people living with disabilities can be prone to gender-based violence. The Hlanganisa Institute for Development in

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