gender based violence

 
Three countries. Three heartbreaks. One week
Three countries. Three heartbreaks. One week
More than once, I have had this feeling that I live on a continent that harbours a deep hatred for those of my gender. And if I was lulled for a...
Police care more about protest action than they do about violence against women
Police care more about protest action than they do about violence against women
Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula held a press conference on August 10 2017, just a day after Women’s Day, to update the public on the case...
Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana resigns
Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana resigns
President Jacob Zuma on Saturday said that he had accepted the resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana.
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
Brown Lekekela heads over to the flipchart that hides a red and gold advert for Lion Lager emblazoned with the words “choose with pride”. Using a...
The war at home
The war at home
In 2007, a then little-known Kenyan man, Nderitu Njoka, announced that he would be launching a non-governmental 0rganisation called Maendeleo ya...
State must join citizens to fight femicide
State must join citizens to fight femicide
On Sunday May 28, South Africa’s women will dress in black and wear red lipstick in honour of the women who have been brutally murdered in the...
Should the government tell you how to discipline your children?
Should the government tell you how to discipline your children?
Hitting your children could increase their risk of becoming abusers — or of being victims of abusers, according to new research.
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Khayelitsha resident Noluvuyo Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu said on Thursday.
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
More than half the men – 56% – in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg have abused a woman sexual or physically according to the baseline results...
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost 50% of government’s service centres for rape survivors may be without counsellors after September after international funding for the...

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