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One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police
One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police
Nosipho Vidima arrived at work at around seven o’clock that evening. The streets of Morningside in Durban were still bustling with people driving...
South Africa’s killer men, smiling and unfazed
South Africa’s killer men, smiling and unfazed
On Tuesday, it was revealed that member of parliament, Mduduzi Manana...
Karabo Mokoena second 'trial within a trial'
Karabo Mokoena second 'trial within a trial'
When Karabo Mokoena’s body was found by the police in April last year, it was so badly burnt that Constable Helen Mahwete could not tell whether...
Murder accused in Karabo Mokoena case appears in court
Murder accused in Karabo Mokoena case appears in court
On Tuesday, Sandile Mantsoe appeared before the High Court for the second day of his trial for the murder of his former girlfriend Karabo Mokoena....
'No free pass for women abusers' - Dlamini demands apology from Sunday Times
'No free pass for women abusers' - Dlamini demands apology from Sunday Times
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is unequivocally against any form of abuse of women.
‘Manana’s co-beaters must also pay’
‘Manana’s co-beaters must also pay’
Mandisa Duma, one of the women who was allegedly assaulted by Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana last weekend, says Manana must turn...
Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes
Reeva Steenkamp Foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes
The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation has joined a Women's Month call for victims of domestic violence to have guns in the home...
‘Covering Sarah’ exorcises pain
‘Covering Sarah’ exorcises pain
BODY LANGUAGESarah Baartman was a South African Khoikhoi woman who was paraded around...
​What amounts to rape is not widely known
​What amounts to rape is not widely known
GENDERAs we reach the end of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children on Saturday, and with a renewed awareness of...
The silent protest shed light on rape but many choose to see it as anti-Zuma
The silent protest shed light on rape but many choose to see it as anti-Zuma
‘I think it’s an exciting moment,” says Sonke Gender Justice’s Dean Peacock of the state of gender activism in South Africa.
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
In their recent book, A Manifesto for Social Change: How to Save South Africa, Moeletsi Mbeki and his niece Nobantu Mbeki argue that, with...

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