Johannesburg, 29 November 2022. Gender-based violence is a systemic issue, impacting almost every aspect of life. It disproportionately affects women and girls, and is deeply entrenched in institutions, cultures and traditions in South Africa. 25 November to 10 December marks the annual international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which sheds light on an issue which is often hidden or ignored.
Johannesburg, 4 November 2022. Khanyisile Motsa, affectionately known as Mam’Khanyi, is the founder of the registered charity Home of Hope for Girls in Johannesburg. For over twenty years this autonomous organisation has advocated for, and rehabilitated, the child survivors of trafficking and abuse. National Children’s Day, which is marked on Saturday, 5 November 2022, is an important juncture at which to acknowledge those who are making a tangible difference to children who have fallen victim to trafficking and abuse, and hear their plea for public support.
Johannesburg, 4 August 2020. Home of Hope for Girls today launches the Ray of Hope campaign in recognition of Women’s month. This campaign will run throughout the month of August as a reminder of women’s strength and the power of hope. The campaign will amplify this message through sharing videos posted by women from all walks of life in honour of their personal ‘rays of hope’ — the dynamic, capable and remarkable women who have impacted their lives.