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Simple interventions could cut violence against women

Measures such as better street lighting, training the police and enforcing gun control can effect real change

Gender gap widens in SA media

The latest media figures show that women are slowly advancing, but their experiences tell of little change at the top

​16 Days will be followed by positive action

The prevention of gender-based violence must become the starting point and not an afterthought.

We are a nation crying out for help

What's wrong with us? With our abnormally high incidence of rape it's a question SA have to ask. This report is part of our 16 Days of Activism series

If we can’t tell rape from sex, something is terribly wrong

When the story about a Jules High School girl allegedly being raped hit the headlines, I had a flash back to my worst moment as a mother.

Study shows war on women begins at home

Almost 80% of men in Gauteng admit to perpetrating some form of violence against women, a study revealed by the MRC and Gender Links revealed.

Sex or rape? Something is terribly wrong!

Executive director of Gender Links attempts to explain the difference between sex and rape in South African society.

Rape victims respond: ‘#IsaidNO’

After the Jules High School rape incident, the 'Twitterverse' lit up with stories from three local women who recounted their own experience.

Report raises questions about media sources

Nearly one-fifth of 30 000 news items in Southern African published over 14 days last year were based on anonymous sources, a report says.

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High court grants Dlamini-Zuma leave to appeal adverse ruling on tobacco ban

The court held that the ongoing state of disaster meant there was public interest in the legal test applied to measures taken to contain the pandemic

Concourt to hear Zondo commission’s application for contempt order against Zuma on March 25

The former president has one week to file answering papers in the application that also seeks a prison sentence imposed on him

Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

On his fourth appearance before the commission, the former Eskom CEO maintains he was tricked into sharing company information with a third party

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