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South Africa has the highest incidence of rape of any country that is not at war, and is one of the most dangerous places for women to live. It is a whole society problem which requires action from all sectors and all individuals in our country. The faith sector has a huge role to play in ending sexual and gender-based violence.

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Our member organisations and individuals have their own programmes and advocacy. Together as the WWSOSA Coalition, we agree to also work together. Our strategies, activities and advocacy are centred on:


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This resource emerged from a gathering where faith leaders came to listen to almost 100 survivors of GBV speak honestly about their experiences when seeking help. It contains some actual conversations that took place, and offers questions to assist faith leaders and other service providers to take these conversations deeper.

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