Articles, Laws and Links

Articles, Laws and Links


This is a page of links for your use.  You can click through to external websites to further your understanding and knowledge on issues surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace.   This is a ‘living’ section of our website, and if there are any other organisations, articles or information that you think would compliment this section, please do get in touch with us and we’ll add them on.  


Section 2

What is Sexual Harassment

UN – What is Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – SA stats revealed

SWIFT – Sexual Harassment Guide V2

Westerncape gov – Sexual_harassment

Marketplace – One in 7 men are sexually harassed at work…



LGBT+ Forum

OUT – Transgender in the Workplace – International Solutions for South Africa


Understanding Pronouns

Same Love

Gender Justice

It Gets Better

The Other Foundation

Thamidish Foundation


Stop the hate – transphobia


Section 3

Gender Discrimination

IOL – Business-report -South-africa-has-a-long-history-of-gender-discrimination

SWIFT – Tackling Gender Disparities in the South African Film and Television Industry

Sisters Working in Film and Television 


Section 4

Employer Responsibilities and Sexual Harassment Policy

The Law

Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997 – Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998

Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act of 2000

Amendments to the Code of Good Practice on the Handling of Sexual Harassment Cases in the Workplace 2005

Constitution – Bill of Rights – Chapter 2


Guide to creating a Sexual Harassment Policy

Cliffe Dekker Hofmey_guidance on creating a sexual harassment policy


Legal Advice

Lawyers for Human Rights 

Lawyers Against Abuse

Womens Legal Centre

Sonke Gender Justice

Centre for Applied Legal Studies

Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) 

Gender Justice – Summary of Criminal Law Sexual Offences


Section 5


Rape and Sexual Assault

South African Police Service 

Westerncape – reporting-rape – and local resources

SAPS – Women and Children Sexual Offences Guide

Easy Training Resources


Counseling and Support

Guide to support victims of sexual offences

Netcare – Dealing-with-rape

Crisis Counselling Life Line 24hr

Rape Crisis 24hr

People Opposed to Woman Abuse (POWA) 

South African Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse (SAMSOSA)

Groups and Services database produced by (NAASCA)


Other interesting links (optional)

Xenophobia and undocumented workers

ISS Woman Migrants Forgotten Victims of South Africas Xenophobia


FIDH – Surplus People – Undocumented and other Vulnerable People in South Africa

Measure-ability – Casual-workers-rights-in-south-africa

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