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Shocking Statistics on Gender Based Violence CasesFor immediate release The rise of reported cases of gender based violence to 87000 during the first week of the 21-Day Lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infections, as announced by President Ramaphosa is unacceptable. Member organizations of the Progressive Women‘s Movement of South Africa has expressed anger [...]

April 4, 2020

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21-Day LockdownMedia Statement As South Africans prepares for a 21-day national lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus as declared by the President of the Republic of South Africa Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, the National Convenor for Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize urges all South Africans particularly women to actively play [...]

March 27, 2020

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Coronavirus COVID-19Media Statement Following the address by the President of the Republic of South Africa Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening, the Progressive Women's Movement of South Africa particularly the National Convenor Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize supports the actions and measures that the President has taken to fight and minimize the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) [...]

March 19, 2020

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Vaal Student Killer SentencedMedia Statement The National Convenor of Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize and the entire organisation welcomes the sentence of 22 years imprisonment handed by the Johannesburg High Court to the accused for killing Ms. Tinyiko Ngobeni on Tuesday. Ngobeni from Katlehong, was a Vaal University of Technology student. [...]

March 12, 2020

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PWMSA Condemns the Murder of Tazne van WykMedia Statement The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa and National Convenor Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize strongly condemns the brutal murder of an eight year old little girl, Tazne van Wyk. Tazne from Ravensmead, Elsies River, Western Cape is believed to have been kidnapped and later killed by Moehydien [...]

February 26, 2020

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Sowetans Worried About Quality Of HealthcareBy Tankiso Makhetha Soweto residents have told a parliamentary committee on health that they are tired of poor public healthcare. Hundreds of residents who attended the hearings into the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill in Dlamini, Soweto, yesterday raised a number of concerns on public health facilities. They highlighted their [...]

February 25, 2020

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The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa, held a consultative meeting on the 14th December 2019, with it stakeholders to discuss and make inputs on the National Insurance Bill (NHI).

February 14, 2020

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Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa welcomes the maximum sentence that has been given to convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow

November 4, 2019

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