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26 07, 2018

OSF-SA Supporting Women and Transgender Activists To Attend International AIDS Conference 2018

2018-07-27T08:54:58+02:00Categories: Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , , |

The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) has supported 15 young women and transgender activists from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) to attend the 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018.

26 07, 2018

Inaugural Prudence Mabele Award – International AIDS Conference 2018, Amsterdam

2018-08-02T10:15:32+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme|Tags: , , |

The Inaugural 2018 Prudence Mabele Prize in Gender Justice and Equity (multi year endowment by Open Society Foundations and Ford Foundation in partnership with the Positive Women’s Network of South Africa).

26 07, 2018

We’re Moving Office!

2018-07-26T13:07:47+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to announce that we will be moving to our new offices in the Cape Town CBD, during the period July 26 - 30.

23 07, 2018

Prudence Mabele Prize presented to South African sex work activist Duduzile Dlamini at AIDS 2018

2018-07-27T08:03:42+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme|Tags: , |

Prudence Mabele Prize presented to South African sex work activist Duduzile Dlamini at AIDS 2018.

2 07, 2018

OSF-SA Grantees Feature: Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018

2018-07-05T13:43:11+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , |

The Mail & Guardian recently published their annual ‘200 Young South Africans’ list. The Open Society Foundation for South Africa is proud to announce that 12 of our grantees have team members featured on 2018’s list of changemakers.

26 06, 2018

Full Disclosure – The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa

2018-06-27T11:01:39+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications|Tags: , , , , |

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), an OSF-SA grantee, recently released a series of reports entitled 'Full Disclosure – the truth about mining rehabilitation in South Africa'.

19 05, 2018

Press Statement: SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS

2018-06-27T11:03:06+02:00Categories: Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, OSF-SA News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

OSF-SA does not tolerate any form of harassment or sexual misconduct, and we expect the organisations we support to hold themselves to the same standard.

7 05, 2018

An Evening with Sisonke Msimang

2018-06-27T11:03:15+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , |

Join us at the Book Lounge for an evening with Sisonke Msimang. Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country. Event details Date: Monday 21 May 2018 Time: 17:30 for 18:00 Location: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cnr Buitenkant and Roeland Street RSVP: booklounge@gmail.com OR 0 Read more >

6 04, 2018

“Why giving South Africa’s chiefs more power adds to land dispossession” – Sonwabile Mnwana

2018-06-27T11:03:24+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

Traditional authorities in South Africa are facing growing resistance from communities who are challenging the practice that gives them power to make decisions over communal land without consulting community members.

21 03, 2018

MACUA Launches Petition for the Right to Reject Mining in Xolobeni

2018-06-27T11:03:31+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , |

The Xolobeni community on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape are in court fighting for the right to reject an application by an international mining firm to mine titanium in their community. The decision on this, and other applications, rests with the government. Mining-affected communities a Read more >