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Getting to know Justice Edwin Cameron

21 November 2014

The Centre for Conflict Resolution hosted the most interesting Public Dialogue recently where they launched the book Justice: A Personal Account by one of the most amazing leaders in South Africa; Justice Edwin Cameron, a judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Justice Cameron is one of the few […]

National Women’s Day

9 August 2014

Today we celebrate National Women’s Day in South Africa, where women are recognised for their contribution in society, the workplace and at home. Many businesses offer mani/pedi specials and spa days, while in the home some husbands are washing dishes and cooking dinner tonight. Today we honor the four women […]

Education was my Saving Grace: Interview with Author Maria Phalime

8 July 2014

After several years of practising medicine, Soweto-born  Maria Phalime reached a realisation that it was time for her to put her career as a doctor behind her (she quit). Today, Maria is an acclaimed award-winning author of a non-fiction memoir, Postmortem: The Doctor Who Walked Away, based in Cape Town. […]

Make Change this Mandela Day and #ExposeRapeCulture

1 July 2014

Creative Consulting & Development Works is supporting Rape Crisis this Mandela Day through the launch of a social media campaign to #ExposeRapeCulture. Join us by dispelling myths about rape, and holding your own Mandela Day event to challenge rape culture.   Make Change this Mandela Day Mandela Day is a […]

Gender-based violence: How you can help

5 May 2014

Women and girls are at the most at risk of, and most affected by, gender-based violence (GBV) – something known all too well within the South African context. Gender-based violence is explained as violence that occurs primarily against women because of their gender, and involves power imbalances where, most often, […]

“Caregivers need more help” by if i could… intern Kyle Hiebert

14 January 2014 Mother and child in Cape Town's township, Langa, © Maureen Sill

Creative Consulting & Development Works internship placement service, if i could…, brings talented international students and graduates to Cape Town to support South African NGOs. On 22 November, Impumelelo research intern Kyle Heibert wrote an interesting analysis on Statistics South Africa’s study, South Africa’s young children: their family and home […]

December 1: World AIDS Day

1 December 2013 World AIDS Day graphic

HIV/AIDS remains one of the world’s most significant public health challenges, particularly in low-and-middle-income countries. This year’s World AIDS Day marks the beginning of a fourth decade living with this global killer. Internationally, there are more than 34 million people living with HIV, and more than 21 million people have […]

365 Days of Activism

28 November 2013 16 Days of Activism graphic 2011

  “No woman or child should be sexually harassed, beaten, raped, stabbed, shot, or attacked in any manner, anywhere in our country.” ~ South African President, Jacob Zuma According to the United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is described as any act ‘that […]

National Women’s Day: A time to reflect

9 August 2013

Today we celebrate National Women’s Day in South Africa, where women are recognised for their contribution in society, the workplace and at home. Many businesses offer mani/pedi specials and spa days, while in the home some husbands are washing dishes and cooking dinner tonight. Today we honor the four women […]

Women on Farms Project Looking for International Interns

21 July 2013

by Candice Mitchell Through our international internship placement service, if i could…, Creative Consulting & Development Works is featuring a new, specialist, internship position for the Women on Farms Project. The well-reputed organisation Women on Farms Project came to us requesting assistance in finding high quality interns to support their important work. Women […]