NATIONAL SHELTER MOVEMENT INDABA TO UNPACK SA’S HITS AND MISSES IN RESPONSE TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

NATIONAL SHELTER MOVEMENT INDABA TO UNPACK SA’S HITS AND MISSES IN RESPONSE TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

On Wednesday and Thursday (10-11 November), in the run-up to this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, the National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSMSA) hosts its 2021 Shelter Indaba. According to the NSMSA, an umbrella body representing nearly one hundred (100) shelters for victims of abuse, throughout the country, “With more than...

Shelter Manager Job Posting

Responsible for the overall management of the Shelter which includes:Duties Management and care of the staff at the shelter which includes but not limited to: • Conducting staff meetings and do educational lessons relevant to shelter work• Development of the monthly roster• Overseeing that staff fulfil their roles• Ensuring staff receive psychosocial care that can result in burnout from work•...Continue reading

THE NATIONAL SHELTER MOVEMENT RALLIES BEHIND KZN SHELTERS AND WOMEN AFFECTED BY VIOLENCE

The National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSMSA) – a gender justice organisation which serves a network of 98 shelters for abused women and their children in all nine provinces around the country – says it is concerned about the implications of the recent unrest and the impact on gender-based domestic and intimate partner violence in the affected areas. According...

National Shelter Movement’s helpline starts taking calls – dedicated to those seeking help from domestic and intimate partner violence

From Wednesday 2 December, women and other victims of domestic violence in South Africa are able to contact the National Shelter Movement of South Africa’s (NSMSA) 24-hour toll-free Shelter Helpline. This is the first national helpline exclusively dedicated to helping victims of domestic abuse access shelter services in each of the nine provinces, while also assisting with a variety of...Continue reading

NSMSA Gears-up to launch SA’s first dedicated shelter HELPLINE – for abused women

The National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSMSA) is excited to announce that it will soon launch its own 24-hour toll-free shelter helpline – the first helpline dedicated only to issues of domestic and intimate partner violence – in an effort to get more women to the safety of shelters, away from their abuser. This week, the team of social...