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#MeToo in Nigeria

In Nigeria, survivors of sexual violence and workplace sexual harassment know that facts are not enough

Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard

Gender-based violence is escalating as the social crisis deepens. Some activists want a special council for survivors

A novel response to ‘Disgrace’

The author reimagines a voice and lets it fill the gaps of one of South Africa’s famous books

Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency

President Julius Bio has raised the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape "scourge"

Punishing rapists isn’t good enough

Is the articulation of anger helping to create more value around women’s safety, our lives and our needs in relation to the men in our society?

#THETOTALSHUTDOWN: Memorandum of demands

This document sets out our list of demands to the state

Shutting down the blaming of women for rape

On Wednesday, women and gender non-conforming activists marched to mark the start of Women’s Month in South Africa and to say ‘enough is enough’

Congolese doctor helps Yazidi women overcome rape stigma

The sexual enslavement of Yazidis is a tragedy the DRC's Dr Denis Mukwege is especially qualified to talk about

NY state sues Weinstein and Co. for failing to protect staff

Last week, the district attorney's office in Los Angeles said police had submitted three Weinstein sexual assault cases to prosecutors.

The loudest noise is her silence

But the voices of the lawyers for the newspaper and for the alleged rapist are heard

Silence is no answer to injustice

Eusebius writes that naming injustices instead of being silent about them is important for working towards having a just society

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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