Programmes & Activities
* The Rose has Thorns anti-hate crimes campaign
ttttttt- Community Interventions
ttttttt- April 2005 Report
* Training & Education
tttttttt- Creative writing
* Sports and Culture
tttttt - Profiling our sportswomen
tttttt - WISER Soccer Symposium - who said soccer is for men?
ttttttt- Mini Library
ttttttt- Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL)
ttttttt- Pride (Parade)
ttttttt- Women's Research Forum
* Women at Risk (WAR) Scholarship Fund
tttttttt Two women are currently being assisted: one upgrading her Matric results and
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* Health and well-being
* Shelter for hate crimes survivors and others
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* Income generation
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