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Daybreak: Ons mense interviews The Character Company about its work with young boys growing up with absent fathers and the impact of that on families and our society.

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TELEVISION INTERVIEWS

eNCA interviewed The Character Company about its work with young boys growing up with absent fathers and the impact of that on families and our society.

RADIO INTERVIEWS

International Men's Day | GROOT FM

The Character Company interviewed on Groot FM on International Men's Day about MENtorship and accountability.

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Women's Show | iono.fm

In episode 17 of Hungry Woman at Work, Nevelia Moloi speaks to Jaco van Schalkwyk, founder of The Character Company, Beverly Gumede of Lawyers against Abuse, and a few other men who are saying “GBV stops with me”.

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Groot FM interview with Uncle Francois and Uncle Jaco about the value of creating a culture of MENtorship through long term, intentional intervention.

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The 947 Breakfast Club hosted Jaco van Schalkwyk to find out more about this incredible organisation.

TALK SHOP | SA fm

One of our Monthly Top Talks hosted on Talkshop, Jaco van Schalkwyk (The Character Company) with Martin Pelders (Matrix Men) and Themba Mazima (Activate Men) talk about the challenge of defining masculinity in our modern society.

TALK SHOP | SA fm

While in the middle of 16 days of Activism for no violence against women and children, Jaco van Schalkwyk of The Character Company encourages men to also take up some of the responsibility and be exemplary to young men and boys.

947 Highveld Stereo | Tholi B

Tholi B interviews, Jaco van Schalkwyk of The Character Company talking about raising boys to be good men.

Cape Talk | LEAD SA

Koketso Sachane interviews, Jaco van Schalkwyk of The Character Company talking about raising boys to be good men during the national 16 Days of Activism of No Violence against Women and Children.

Radio 2000 - Interview
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Radio 2000

Correction from Jaco van Schalkwyk: At this point I believed that men committed 100% of rape - we have subsequently been made aware that this is not always the case.   Our focus will remain raising boys to be good men but we will partner with other organisations this year to make sure that boys are well educated on all forms of gender abuse.