Icasa is wrong in its interpretation of what makes us accept or reject something. The issue of dignity and abuse is not a science, but a morality.
In a country where most rape cases go unreported, a silent protest at five university campuses around South Africa found a new voice against the scourge.
Possessiveness and obsessive control over another person looks a lot like modern day slavery to Khaya Dlanga.
Nandipha, now 25, has shared with Demelza Bush the tragic story of her "corrective rape", resulting in a life filled with constant fear.
Grief over the rape and murder of Anene Booysen has given way to seething anger in Bredasdorp.
Cabinet ministers have come under fire from opposition MPs for missing a crucial debate in Parliament on gender-based violence.
The truth about South Africa's peaceful transition and the everyday of democracy is as messy as the contested version of events on February 14.
The solution lays in addressing 'how we raise our boys' and "how we equip parents to be parents". But there's a long way to go.
We should refuse to be discouraged by the ugliness, the mean-spiritedness and the hopelessness that seems to surround us, writes Khaya Dlanga.
If the media can shift the way in which it reports on gender-based violence, thousands of deaths might not be so utterly futile, writes William Bird.
The 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign has become an empty ritual the nation performs to feel good about itself.
Victoria John's report on the murder of Thapelo Makhutle made for shocking reading, writes Melanie Judge.
The controversial DJ Avicii cartoon points to deeper cracks in our society, writes Verashni Pillay.
Gender-based violence: it is a useful term. After all, we need a portmanteau phrase to capture the panoply of horrors visited on women in our country.
The horrific, brutal torture of a teenage girl in Limpopo, which was caught on video illustrates our society's systemic failure.
Sexual violence is commonly used as a form of torture against women, many of whom have been silent about it. Until now. Qudsiya Karrim reports.
Journalist Charlene Smith looks back at the lessons she has learned and taught others about survival over the past ten years.
Lebo Ramafoko of Soul City has been enduring years of abuse from an ex-partner. She has decided to 'walk the talk' and be open about her experiences.
The year 2009 must become a 365-day campaign of no violence against women and children, President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Wednesday.