Working towards a more compassionate world through education and advocacy

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 The sentient nature of all animals, whether wild or domesticated,

should remain free from pain, cruelty and abuse.

Animal-Voice's major campaigns target the most prolific offenders of animal cruelty.

Explore the issues we focus on to improve the lives of animals.

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Animal Voice is a non profit organisation and relies solely on donations & sponsorship. With your support we can accomplish so much more

Taking learners to a new level of conciousness

The Humane Education Trust is committed to promoting values in education through literacy and Life Orientation. By rekindling the spirit of care and respect for life, learners find a new sense of self-esteem and confidence.They begin to understand that only through their own individual actions can they begin to lay claim to their constitutional right to human dignity.

Compassion in World Farming (SA)

Focuses on the welfare of farmed animals.

We work  at government and retail level to achieve improvements for farmed animals and put an end to cruel factory farming. We create awareness about industrialised farming, empowering consumers  to make a difference through their buying power. We engage industry, farmer organizations and retailers in finding solutions and alternatives to the inhumane system of factory farming.

Animal Voice magazine  

is a voice for the voiceless.  We expose the truth behind animal injustices in South Africa, as well as shine a light on the brave activists who  make a difference  to the lives of animals.  Animal Voice is the only national magazine in South Africa dedicated to achieving better lives for farmed animals through consumer awareness and their buying power.

Featured Videos

PIGS -  some facts on South African factory farms

2 808 000 young pigs are slaughtered annually in South Africa. 
Take a look at some of the harrowing facts around South African pig factory farms.  Production by Compassion in World Farming South Africa and Animal Voice.  

Broiler Chicks South Africa - Baby Frankenstein


why do 1 in 4 South Africans still go to bed hungry?

1 in 4 South Africans suffer from hunger on a regular basis and is a constant risk factor for more than half the population. Ironically, South Africa is considered to be a food secure nation, why then do 1 in 4 go to bed hungry?  -- Click to watch video

There is only one struggle

Over time we have seen the tragic moral consequences of discrimination, yet we perpetuate the most morally reprehensible discrimination of all - against those who are at our mercy. And the struggle continues because morality cannot be achieved at all if animals are excluded from our circle of concern.
Production - The Humane Education Trust  -- Click to watch video

What a triumph for 2016!

In a judgement handed down in the

Constitutional Court on

Thursday 8th December 2016

all 9 ConCourt judges  unanimously ruled that:

  •  animals have intrinsic value as individuals

  •  animals are sentient beings capable of suffering and experiencing pain  ...

Free range Karoo lamb –

There’s nothing humane about it!

Lamb chops are often viewed as one of the kinder meats because sheep are not shut away in wire cages like chickens ...

The hidden cost

of Karoo Lamb


Key medical procedures like Caesarean sections and hip replacements may soon become too dangerous to perform unless a solution can be found to the dramatic escalation in drug-resistant infections.

The turmoil, torment and terror animals are subjected

to at auction markets across South Africa must end.

Crammed into a bakkie and trailer by their new owner, they were passing through Ashton,  headed for Cape Town, when the big boar jumped out of the trailer on the R62. 

Ironically, it was on World Animal Day 16th October - that these animals were auctioned at a market in Swellendam, Western Cape, 

Transition in the pig industry in South Africa is underway.

Currently 18% of pig farmers are providing loose housing for 15 weeks of the 16 weeks of the sows’ pregnancies. Being able to move their limbs and walk around is a better life.  

Chefs at these fine restaurants have all

Would you like to be a VITAL part of our CAGE FREE campaign? 

The urgency to reach our youth before they succumb to the lure of organised dog fighting has driven The Humane Education Trust to design a powerful new two-day workshop “Dog Fighting must Fall”