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Brothers for Life is outraged and saddened by the on-going violence perpetrated against women and children, including lesbians, gays, bi-sexual and intersex people across South Africa. We receive daily reports of heinous acts of rape, murder, abuse, assault and we refuse to be desensitised and immobilised by these crimes. It’s time to act and make our voices heard as we say #... continue reading
Saturday, 11 March 2017: Around 2000 men in Gauteng, KZN, Mpumpalanga and the North West were medically circumcised today. Among them was Kagiso Modupe (33), well-known South African soapie star and Brothers for Life ambassador, who launched a nation-wide campaign recently to mobilise men to circumcise regardless of their age or health status. Modupe was circumcised at the Katlehong North... continue reading
Join us in celebrating our Project Manager, Sara Chitambo who has been named one of 200 Young South Africans in the Mail & Guardian’s annual prestigious list.
ZAZI is a Nguni word which means “know yourself”. The ZAZI campaign kicked off with a music video and song, featuring popular artist Zonke and poet Nova. The song and music video embody the spirit of ZAZI, by depicting young women making positive choices in difficult situations, and joining other women who have made similar choies, who know and love themsleves and want to have a brighter future... continue reading
And the power of the collective is a concept that has followed her into adult life. Cases of injustice and gender based violence (GBV) and issues of injustice aggrieve Steve. When Busisiwe’s 2005 gang rape case in Thembisa dragged on for years Steve was part of a group of women arrested for participating in the One to Nine campaign in 2008, demanding an end to the unnecessary delays and judicial... continue reading
Refilwe Mthimunye, First Princess Miss South Africa has kicked off the ZAZI women’s month campaign that calls on young women carry and insist ondom use with their partners in order to prevent unplanned pregnancies and STIs. HOW TO TAKE PART: Post a picture of a condoms in your bag on facebook and twitter using the hashtag #BAGITUSEIT . Challenge your friends to do the same and tag @... continue reading