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South African Women’s Empowerment Initiative

The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was proposed at the end of 2013 by Minister Lulu Xingwana.  In theory, this legislation aims to eliminate gender discrimination in the work place by legally requiring the appointment and representation of women in top decision-making positions in all sectors. Although, developments in women’s empowerment and gender equality […]

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Government applauded for tackling hate crimes

Civil society groups have applauded government’s efforts in dealing with hate crimes against gay and transgendered individuals. Follow this link to read more and watch the enca news video where Triangle Project comments on the Task Team’s progress to date.

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Research reports

Please click on one of the links below to access the report: Justice delayed_Activist engagement in the Zoliswa Nkonyana hate crime trial Levels of empowerment among LGBT people in the Western Cape, South Africa

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Commission of Inquiry into Khayelitsha Policing

Please click on the links below to access the reports: Joint Press Statement – Commission of Inquiry into Khayelitsha Policing – Week 3 Plans (1 Feb 2014)

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Policy submissions

Please click on the links below to access the reports: Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill : WEGE Bill B50-2013 Triangle Project Submission, 16 Jan 2014

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Community empowerment

CEEP has programmes that are conducted to develop the individual holistically. These programmes may vary depending on the need of the group but there are those that are core. The following are the core programmes: Personal development Political Education/ Human rights Gender based violence Health issues and Health rights Organisational development We have different programmes […]

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Community engagement

CEEP assist LGBTI’s to initiate safe spaces in their communities. These safe spaces are space for the LGBTI group to come together share their pains, frustration, joys and endeavors. This is also a space to learn and grow as an individual person. Groups are encouraged to be part of any forums, networks, and social mobilization […]

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Community Engagement & Empowerment Programme (CEEP)

Community Engagement & Empowerment Programme Initiating and servicing of safe spaces for LGBTI people  Initiating and mentoring LGBTI Support Groups and Community-Based Organisations Education and Training for LGBTI groups within the four focus areas of the organisation Supporting LGBTI groups to extend their networks Building community activism and advocacy through encouraging self-reliance and self-determination Creating […]

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HIV Positive Lesbian and Bi Women

Our communities can be lonely places for lesbians and bi women who are HIV positive.  When you are looking for support, you will find plenty of men’s groups but very few spaces exist for women. What has often been experienced is the double stigma.  There is the unfortunate stigma that exists around being HIV positive and […]

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Health and Support Services

Should you need support or someone to speak with …Don’t hesitate to contact our helpline on 021 712 6699 and a counsellor will call you back! The main objective of the Health and Support Services (HSSP) is to ensure autonomous and self-assured LGBTI persons who engage in self care and are in control of their own […]

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Mabhuti Mkangeli

Fieldworker

Mabhuti works with communities to establish safe spaces and is involved in the Men’s Empowerment and Leadership Programme (MELP).

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Sindiswa Thafeni

CEEP Manager and Senior Fieldworker

Sindiswa works with communities to establish safe space and is involved with the Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Programme (WELP).

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Research, Advocacy & Policy (RAP) Programme

The Research, Advocacy and Policy (RAP) Programme aims to generate an accessible body of knowledge on LGBTI issues through community-based research that informs activism and advocacy. The programme also promotes the rights of LGBTI people by engaging in advocacy at local and national level aimed at transforming legislation, policies and practices of various state institutions […]

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Ingrid Lynch

Research, Advocacy and Policy Coordinator

Ingrid’s role includes designing and implementing advocacy programmes, commissioning, leading and/or conducting research that supports Triangle Project’s advocacy strategy and to track and comment on policy development relevant to the LGBTI community.

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Vision, mission and aims

Our Vision The development of a non-discriminatory society, where organisations such as Triangle Project are a choice and not a necessity Our Mission To contribute towards eradicating discrimination against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and to provide defined services to the LGBT community until they are no longer required. Our […]

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Our roots

The Triangle Project has its origins in an organization called GASA 6010, which was established in 1981 by a small group of gay men. In 1982, the organization set up a counselling and medical service as well as a telephone helpline. In 1984, GASA 6010 began a service on HIV and AIDS related issues. GASA […]

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