domestic violence

 
Women harvest fruits of abuse  in rural Western Cape
Women harvest fruits of abuse  in rural Western Cape
Violence against women on farms and in farming towns, usually by their partners, is under-reported. Lester Kiewit talks to people who...
Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?
Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?
Her death was brutal — her lover allegedly doused her with petrol and set her alight while she was sleeping in her flat in...
Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
When the apartheid government decided to evict people it...
All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments
All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen moved Wednesday to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's controversial selection that downplayed the...
Read a human for a life change
Read a human for a life change
Stepping out of the house of one of Hanover Park’s high-ranking gang members — who had been shot in another of the area’s gang battles...
Violence raises the urgent need for more health services
Violence raises the urgent need for more health services
Almost daily, our news reports are marred by statistics about gender-based violence, such as one in three women are assaulted, physically or...
Justice fails when too much is at stake
Justice fails when too much is at stake
At least nine cases related to domestic violence were withdrawn in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court in February, according to Pumeza Futshane,...
The horror of abuse taking place in SA’s bedrooms
The horror of abuse taking place in SA’s bedrooms
There is a bed with a crumpled duvet exposing the sheet underneath. The curtains are closed, and in one corner of the bedroom, a lamphead droops...
Mampintsha out on R2000 bail, threatens to lay charges against Babes Wodumo
Mampintsha out on R2000 bail, threatens to lay charges against Babes Wodumo
Musician Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has been released on R2000 bail after being arrested...
Customary wives in fight against marital abuse
Customary wives in fight against marital abuse
Meko and Sandiswa, both in their late 40s, have been part of a customary marriage for more than 15 years. Meko is violent and very controlling...
Myths shroud queer abuse
Myths shroud queer abuse
In the queer community the idea is that everything is fine — we are loving and sexing, and the only violence we must fear is from the...
PowerFM boss Given Mkhari, wife assault matters withdrawn – NPA
PowerFM boss Given Mkhari, wife assault matters withdrawn – NPA
Court matters against PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng were withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Friday, the National...

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