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Mandla Mndebele, ESSET’s Community Driven Development Program Manager presenting an opening address to introduce the workshop’s discussion space. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Mandla Mndebele, ESSET’s Community Driven Development Program Manager presenting an opening address to introduce the workshop’s discussion space. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group work: participants defining gender-based violence according to their own perspectives. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group work: participants defining gender-based violence according to their own perspectives. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group exercise to refresh participants and raise the energy in the room. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group exercise to refresh participants and raise the energy in the room. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group discussion on causes of gender-based violence (GBV) and the community’s perspectives about GBV. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group discussion on causes of gender-based violence (GBV) and the community’s perspectives about GBV. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

More discussions and reportbacks were held. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

More discussions and reportbacks were held. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group exercise to refresh participants and raise the energy in the room. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Group exercise to refresh participants and raise the energy in the room. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Xolelwa Mshubeki, ESSET’s Theology and Social Justice Program Manager, having conversations about the Bible’s impact on gender-based violence. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Xolelwa Mshubeki, ESSET’s Theology and Social Justice Program Manager, having conversations about the Bible’s impact on gender-based violence. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Reactions when first hearing that there is a difference between being a man and being male. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

Reactions when first hearing that there is a difference between being a man and being male. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

The group that made the workshop an interesting learning space. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

The group that made the workshop an interesting learning space. Photo by Kokeletso Legoete

 

 

 

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ESSET’s Gender-Based Violence
Workshop 2015

November 2015. On the 18 and 19 November 2015, at Soweto Zola, Extension 1, ESSET had a workshop on Gender-Based Violence. The workshop was held with a youth group that has a community-driven development programme. The workshop was to raise awareness about causes and factors influencing gender-based violence. The workshop also created a space for young voices to get talking about issues of patriarchy, culture, socialisation, and religion.