gender based violence

 
Ramaphosa moves to allay fears of government inaction on gender-based violence
Ramaphosa moves to allay fears of government inaction on gender-based violence
President Cyril Ramaphosa has again moved to assure South Africans that his government is responding to gender-based violence as well as...
The inconvenient truth about ‘sir’ Geoffrey Boycott
The inconvenient truth about ‘sir’ Geoffrey Boycott
In 1995, my family went to the Boxing Day Test at Saint George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. South Africa were playing England in the fourth Test of...
Rape stats unreliable
Rape stats unreliable
Policymakers require solid statistics if they are to correctly respond to the daily violence women experience. But, we don’t have many.
As SA rages, another woman is murdered
As SA rages, another woman is murdered
As the country mourns the murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana, only a handful of people from a village in Dutywa in the...
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Why, oh why are we so obsessed with squashing human beings into little boxes? A gender box: male or female. A race box: black or white. An income...
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Gang raped by eight men who used a plastic bag as a makeshift condom, Phindi Nkrumah’s plea to President Cyril Ramaphosa for reconstructive...
Women have the power to swing the 2019 election
Women have the power to swing the 2019 election
It remains a mystery why political parties do not canvass the women’s vote when women can swing an election in South Africa. There are over...
Mediation helps to rectify abuse
Mediation helps to rectify abuse
One woman is fighting to keep cases of gender-based violence on the court roll, or, failing that, at least to find another solution instead of...
Walk the talk against GBV
Walk the talk against GBV
Mr President, November 25, the International Day of No Violence Against Women, marks the start of the Sixteen Days of Activism on Gender-Based...
#GBVSummit: ‘We have not budgeted for failure’ — Shabangu
#GBVSummit: ‘We have not budgeted for failure’ — Shabangu
The declaration finalised during the two-day national summit against gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide has been adopted, but not yet signed....
SA to launch plan to tackle gender-based violence. Read Ramaphosa's speech here.
SA to launch plan to tackle gender-based violence. Read Ramaphosa's speech here.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa will launch a national strategic plan to tackle gender-based violence (GBV) after years of lobbying by activists....
Dr Sibu Qhogwana
Dr Sibu Qhogwana
A clinical psychologist, University of Johannesburg lecturer and activist, Dr Sibu Qhogwana’s work is primarily focused on the impact of...

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