The families of those killed during the Marikana massacre are demanding payment from the SAPS for loss of support and general damages incurred as a result.
The dependents of 36 of the miners killed by police at Marikana in August 2012 have given notice of their intention to sue the Minister of Police and the National Police Commissioner for damages. The families of the deceased will claim for loss of support and general damages.
Together We Give, a locally-based non-profit organisation in Kenhardt in the Northern Cape today launched a Call to Action to name the many issues the community faces and to rally all the residents of Kenhardt to take join together to assert their capacities to be agents for change in their local community.
Khulumani will be partnering Together We Give in an art for psychosocial healing process and hopes to introduce a Men as Community Protectors and PeaceBuilders project in the second quarter of this year.
Some groups of Khulumani men are busy constituting themselves as Khulumani Men for Non-Violence and Peacebuilding to engage other men and young men in a growing movement of men for loving social change and for gender equality.
We are so proud that men stood up in the Khulumani Monthly Meeting in Ekurhuleni last Saturday and shared their pain about what they are witnessing being done to women. They are and have been taking stands. See related article.
The following blog recognises these good men. The questions is asks are questions for all of us to engage in the social groups where we come together.