Excerpt taken from a talk at the ACT Africa Men's National GBV Conference in October 2021.
Statistics South Africa unpacked alarming trends that have an impact on children's education and well-being. In a report released in February this year, StatsSA revealed that most children in South Africa live in non-standard family structures with mostly one of their biological parents. The research, which was conducted in 2018, revealed that [Read more]
According to Father A Nation, 21% of children 17 years old and under do not live with their parents. Only 42% of children with their mothers and 64% of children don’t live in the same household as their biological fathers. This has left many children to stay in a country where children [Read more]
Craig Wilkinson, Founder & CEO of Father A Nation SA NPC for a profile and work of Father a Nation NPC a Non-Profit Organisation that runs high impact interventions to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa.
Tonight, we wrap up our last Man Torque show for 2021 with Craig Wilkinson, Founder and CEO of Father A Nation (FAN), bestselling author, award winning social entrepreneur and motivational speaker and Charles Mpepho, Former Funder and chairperson of the Alexander men's forum now current Snr mentor of Father a Nation in Alexander, [Read more]
'In keeping with the theme, "Moving from Awareness to Accountability", a nonprofit organisation has launched a community centre in Alexandra, Johannesburg. The facility wants to encourage men and boys to do better, and help end GBV. Craig Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Father A Nation speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403' [Read more]
'Author and Father A Nation CEO, Craig Wilkinson, this week opened a Community Centre in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity and mentor young men and boys. This is done through programmes designed with a dedicated focus on GBV perpetrators."
Non-profit organisation Father A Nation has opened its first #NOEXCUSES community centre in Alexandra, Joburg for men and boys. The group believes this empower and educate them as it believes this is key to ending the cycle of gender-based violence. The organisation hopes the centre will be the first of many, providing men and [Read more]
Father A Nation CEO Craig Wilkinson says if you increase law enforcement but don't change values and how men behave it's not gonna make much of a difference. It is important to heal boys, men and fathers to bring real change to gender-based violence. This will help in understanding why it is happening. [Read more]
Abongile speaks to Craig Wilkinson Author & Founder at Father A Nation.
'As 16 days of activism wraps up today Father A Nation is changing the narrative, shifting from a focus on the survivor, to a focus on the perpetrator in order to identify why Gender-Based Violence is happening and developing programmes and interventions to prevent it from happening. Now to tell us more [Read more]
In Discussion with Vikela Rankin & Craig Wilkinson
This week the court ruled that unmarried fathers can now register the birth of their children with the department of home affairs in the absence of mothers. Craig discussed this new development with Newzroom Afrika live.
In a recent survey by YouGov more men between the ages of 18 and 24 viewed masculinity in a negative light than those who viewed it positively. This podcast isn’t some vague, highbrow observation of a societal issue. Craig shares his personal journey as a single dad and deep understanding of why [Read more]
Incidents of gender-based violence have increased over lockdown. Craig and Lebo Mashile discuss what causes it and how to address it.