As the economic crisis worsens mental health professionals see a parallel rise in domestic violence
There is a crisis of violence against women.
But men also suffer brutalisation. This contributes to the abuse of women
It’s time to get serious about another SDG: ending violence against children
We have the organisations, the policies, the laws and the insights to try to stop it, but still it goes on
Thabani Mzolo, 23, appeared in the Durban magistrate’s court on Wednesday where he was served with an indictment
The university senate is fighting over the limited execution of a limited sexual violence strategy
Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?
The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.
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’
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
When a man is convicted of assaulting or murdering a woman, would you expect them to smile, laugh or make peace signs?
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
On Monday, Sandile Mantsoe her former boyfriend, pleaded not guilty to murder
Dlamini accused newspapers of relegating positive stories about women to pages three or five
Senzeni Marasela’s uses depictions of Sarah Baartment to rid us of colonialism and racism.
The public needs to know that it can take many forms and responses to it can differ widely.
Oxfam is launching a global campaign to change patriarchal beliefs that harm women and girls.
Anger over the government’s absolute failure to tackling gender-based violence has seen a resurgence of gender activism – and it’s young and militant.
Many predators target women and children, and they aren’t defined by race, income or geography. It’s a shameful phenomenon, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.
Blade Runner’s case is a haunting example of a system that brushes off heinous acts against the most vulnerable in society, argues Rosemund Handler.
But the witness for Reeva Steenkamp’s killer says Pistorius may have welcomed Nel’s treatment.
Rape culture pervades university life, but it can be eradicated if reflection replaces self-preservation.
Hilary Burrage explains how often women are left with the worst of choices in the world’s poorest communities.
A US global fund has cut back on critical funding for services provided to survivors of violent crime. Government must provide a sustainable solution.
Laughter can be nurturing but some issues are simply off limits.
Women and children bear the brunt of drug and gang violence, but help is at hand in the form of the Saartjie Baartman and Women’s Legal centres.
There’s been no measurable improvement to the issue of gender-based violence in the last decade. Why does SA appear to hate its women so much?
SXSW’s harrassment controversy shows it is no wonder women still use male pseudonyms.
The alleged Wisani femicide points to what the state has to do to prevent domestic violence.
How to go beyond platitudes when it comes to teenage sexuality and abuse? One NGO has a solution: teach young women to know their worth and rights.
Policies and laws exist to protect women and girls but we need to take responsibility and act on them.
Are 50 percent of men abusers?, asks Khaya Dlanga