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Hands-on Learning Issue 17

Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences. As part of this learning exercise, DGMT CEO, Dr David Harrison penned […]

Posted on 18 Aug 2020

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Learning Brief: Messages for Mothers

In a unique response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Messages for Mothers (M4M) aims to provide answers to mothers’ pressing questions about the coronavirus – and its impact on their families. In this learning brief, we look at the factors that contributed to M4M’s rapid formation, as well as the lessons learnt when […]

Posted on 18 Aug 2020

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Pregnant women and moms now have one-stop site for expert COVID-19 info

A collaboration between South African NGOs is one of the first in the world to create a COVID-19 information platform for pregnant women and mothers as they grapple with so many unknowns during the pandemic. Focusing on physical and mental health, they provide expert input on what many mothers are thinking about, such as the […]

Posted on 16 Apr 2020

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Embrace

EMBRACE A movement for a supported motherhood – for and by mothers All love begins with motherhood. Mothers are stronger together. What Embrace is a national movement that promotes a connected and thriving start to motherhood for every new mother in South Africa. Its vision is based on the understanding that an empowered and embraced […]

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Posted on 19 Mar 2019

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Connecting South Africans around motherhood: Three strategic insights that have shaped the mission of Embrace

The transition into parenthood is a vulnerable time for women. A mother’s mental health can negatively affect the development of her baby and this can be especially problematic during the ‘First 1 000 Days’ of her child’s life, which plays a vital role in allowing him or her to grow up to be happy, healthy and […]

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Posted on 20 Feb 2019

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Connecting South Africans around motherhood:  Three strategic insights that have shaped the mission of Embrace

Embrace is a national movement to help create connected, supported and celebrated motherhood journeys for all women in South Africa. In this learning brief, we explore key lessons that helped Embrace evolve from a programmatic, city-wide initiative into a national movement for motherhood. Download the Embrace learning brief here or page through it in ISSUU […]

Posted on 16 Jan 2019

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