Gender Based Violence

Death penalty won’t stop sexual violence

It will take the end of patriarchy and an efficient justice system to jail more offenders

The sabotage that wasn’t at the SABC

There is no evidence to support the broadcaster’s claim that its employees had co-ordinated a plan to botch the president’s speech

Not the Nobel Prize: Giving war criminals the attention they deserve

A new ‘award’, Spoilers of Peace, is designed to name and shame those people preventing peace in South Sudan

Southern African countries ‘struggling’ to protect human rights, says HRW

Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership

Men, get over the ‘monsters’ myth

They’re ordinary people and need to hold each other accountable for their actions so that all genders can feel safe

The war on women doesn’t stop

The murder of Precious Ramabulana was brutal and shocking, but it is not unique. This is us now

What women want: Men to listen and speak out against violence

"Women do not have the power to stop rape. We cannot simply break our silence or act in certain ways to effect change."

EDITORIAL: No defence for sexual abuse

As protestors pointed out earlier this year in countrywide demonstrations, GBV is an epidemic that needs to be addressed with great haste

Gender violence survivors get crisis fund

The fund is one of the “key actions” identified by the interim committee on gender-based violence and femicide at a recent meeting in Pretoria

Women on the streets of smart cities

Apps like My Safetipin and Safe Pace are making the public sphere safer

Stats paint a distorted picture of violence against women

The beating, assaults and abuse are not something that just happens to women, yet that’s how the stats make it seem.

Violence is everyone’s problem; we must all act to stop it

Follow the principle of ‘do no harm’ and teach youth about their responsibilities and kindness

Latest

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs