10 things men can do now to end violence against women by men

On 18 September 2019, the South African government announced an emergency plan to combat the unabating cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The six-month plan will focus on prevention (particularly recognising that violence against women is a problem of men); strengthening the criminal justice system; enhancing the legal and policy framework; ensuring adequate care, support and healing for survivors of violence; improving the economic empowerment of women and improving the collection and analysis of data to monitor SGBV programmes.

Considering the emergency plan to tackle gender-based violence, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office has outlined ten action points men can undertake immediately to end violence against women by men.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; South Africa

Publication year: 2019

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)