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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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 & 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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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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