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Ignore male victims at society’s peril

There is a crisis of violence against women. But men also suffer brutalisation. This contributes to the abuse of women

There is no excuse for violence against children

It's time to get serious about another SDG: ending violence against children

Fight the random everyday acts of violence

We have the organisations, the policies, the laws and the insights to try to stop it, but still it goes on

Facebook murder: Case headed to High Court in Durban

Thabani Mzolo, 23, appeared in the Durban magistrate's court on Wednesday where he was served with an indictment

Rhodes must stop treating rapists like victims

The university senate is fighting over the limited execution of a limited sexual violence strategy

Rhodes rages after suicide

Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?

Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence

The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.

Shutting down the blaming of women for rape

On Wednesday, women and gender non-conforming activists marched to mark the start of Women’s Month in South Africa and to say ‘enough is enough’

One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police

Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.

South Africa’s killer men, smiling and unfazed

When a man is convicted of assaulting or murdering a woman, would you expect them to smile, laugh or make peace signs?

Karabo Mokoena second ‘trial within a trial’

Constable Helen Mahwete was the sixth witness to be called to testify in the case against Sandile Mantsoe who is accused of killing Karabo Mokoena

Murder accused in Karabo Mokoena case appears in court

On Monday, Sandile Mantsoe her former boyfriend, pleaded not guilty to murder

‘No free pass for women abusers’ – Dlamini demands apology from Sunday Times

Dlamini accused newspapers of relegating positive stories about women to pages three or five

‘Covering Sarah’ exorcises pain

Senzeni Marasela’s uses depictions of Sarah Baartment to rid us of colonialism and racism.

​What amounts to rape is not widely known

The public needs to know that it can take many forms and responses to it can differ widely.

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