Readers slam assaults on sex workers and accuse the Mail & Guardian of putting public protector Thuli Madonsela in danger.
Token actions by politicians won't change violence against women, writes Indira Govender.
President Jacob Zuma has marked the launch of 16 days of no violence against women and children, saying the crimes have no place in society.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged men not turn a blind eye to violence against women and children.
The 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign has become an empty ritual the nation performs to feel good about itself.
It's nearly the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children. But have we made progress as a society?