Eradicating sexual violence against women: HOW SERIOUS IS SOUTH AFRICA REALLY ABOUT IT? (Women’s Month 2017)

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, Tags: ,,

If we are serious about eradicating violence against women, we cannot be lax about eradicating the production and distribution of pornography in our society. Root causes To eradicate violence against women and children, too often in the form of sexual violence and often resulting in the death of the victims…

Legalising online pornography in SA

            PROPOSED NEW LEGISLATION: Films and Publications Amendment Bill The South African Parliament is currently considering a new Bill (the Films and Publications Amendment Bill), which amongst other things, proposes legalising and decriminalising online distribution of pornography to adult viewers/internet users. The Bill was drafted by the…

PETITION – SAY NO TO ONLINE PORN

On September 7, 2016, Posted by , In Causes, Tags: ,

For background information, scroll down or visit our Cause page. Sign the petition against online pornography I support the submissions made by CFJ to the effect that: 1.“Revenge porn”, child pornography and depictions of sexual assault of children must be criminalised; 2.The online distribution of *pornography must not be legalised. Specifically,…

Pornography: Destructive or harmless?

On November 23, 2015, Posted by , In Blog, Tags:

 1 Basis for evaluation Earlier this year the legal battle (Cause for Justice and 2 Others v ICASA and ODM and Others) to remove pornography from pay television in South Africa concluded with the suspension of StarSat’s adult content bouquet. In the process, however, it became clear that diverging camps…