Embassy of sweden Pretoria, South Africa

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25 Nov 2020

NRF and Swedish Embassy join forces for 16 Days of Activism to end GBV

The Swedish Embassy, with the National Research Foundation (NRF), will this year partner in a campaign highlighting the 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children from 25 November to 10 December 2020, under the theme: Economic Manifestations of Gender-Based Violence. Follow the link for full media statement:

NRF and Swedish Embassy join forces for 16 Days of Activism to end GBV
10 Nov 2020

Joint Statement

Follow the link below for a Joint Statement Reinforcing Multilateralism together building on the United Nations 75th Anniversary Declaration Madrid, November 10th 2020

Joint Statement Reinforcing Multilateralism together building on the United Nations 75th Anniversary Declaration

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Event calendar.

  • Fredric Jansson
    17 Jun 2018
    Swedish and South African Dads – a photo exhibition about gender-equitable fatherhood launches on Father’s Day 17 June 2018. Child rearing has traditionally been the preserve of women but a growing number of fathers in Sweden have begun to see the advantages of taking parental leave and developing close ties with their children early on. In South Africa, new parental leave provisions are imminent, and some men are also increasingly getting involved in the caregiving of children. This holds immense potential to relieve the burden of care on women, and to improve children’s developmental outcomes. The photo exhibition ‘Swedish and South African Dads’ explores how modern dads are stepping out of the stereotype of the distant father, and are becoming more actively involved in domestic and unpaid child care work.   LAUNCH DATE: Father’s Day, 17th June 2018 VENUE: Menlyn Maine Piazza TIME: 10:00  The exhibition of 40 images will launch on Father’s Day along with several exciting activities and entertainment for dads and their families and will run until Friday 22 June 2018.
  • Esther Mahlangu
    12 May 2018
    NOT A SINGLE STORY is an exhibition & educational collaboration between WANÅS KONST, Sweden & THE NIROX FOUNDATION, South Africa Exhibition venue The Nirox Foundation, Johannesburg, South Africa More info www.wanaskonst.se & www.niroxsart.com ARTISTS Jane Alexander (SA), Beth Diane Armstrong (SA), Lena Cronqvist (SE), Latifa Echakhch (MA), Frances Goodman (SA), Lungiswa Gqunta (SA), Lubaina Himid (TZ/UK), Bronwyn Katz (SA), Marcia Kure (NG), Gunilla Klingberg & Peter Geschwind (SE), Marianne Lindberg De Geer (SE), Mwangi Hutter (KE/GE), Esther Mahlangu (SA), Whitney McVeigh (US), Nandipha Mntambo (SA), Sethembile Msezane (SA), Zanele Muholi (SA), Caroline Mårtensson (SE), Yoko Ono (JP/US), Claudette Schreuders (SA), Mary Sibande (SA), Ayana V Jackson (US), Sophia van Wyk (SA), Nelisiwe Xaba (SA) www.niroxarts.com & www.wanaskonst.se

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