gender based violence

 
Emergency call centres can’t cope
Emergency call centres can’t cope
The number of calls to 10111 call centres has almost doubled in the past year, but workers and their union say there is not enough capacity to...
Ban harmful virginity ‘testing’
Ban harmful virginity ‘testing’
In November, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) attended a series of events in Eswatini on the country’s recently enacted Sexual...
Local governance vital for SDGs
Local governance vital for SDGs
The transformation that needs to be brought about in order to achieve the global commitments of development can only be achieved if local governing...
Women on the streets of smart cities
Women on the streets of smart cities
Gender-based violence in South Africa is significant enough to affect nearly every aspect of daily life, even instances in which women merely...
Mabuza ally off the hook for Mpumalanga ANC assault
Mabuza ally off the hook for Mpumalanga ANC assault
ANC Mpumalanga strongman Ngrayi Ngwenya has been reinstated by the party after...
Creating poetry out of violence
Creating poetry out of violence
A smiling Maneo Mohale, wearing a flowing black dress and oversized bomber jacket, is the epitome of cool as they crosses the street towards the...
Violence is everyone’s problem; we must all act to stop it
Violence is everyone’s problem; we must all act to stop it
Today, October 2, marks the International Day of Nonviolence. The occasion is intended to share the message of nonviolence through education and...
WEF on Africa did act on calls for action
WEF on Africa did act on calls for action
The head of Africa at the World Economic Forum, Elsie Kanza, said the WEF on Africa is built around two ideas — inclusion and growth: “But...
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...

Client Media Releases

No walk-ins at VUT
MTN readies its network for festive season
Cloud still too pricey in SA
Untaken annual leave costs companies cash
NWU specialist receives innovation management award