Gender Violence

Women and children continue to bear brunt of violence on Cape Flats

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.

Why South Africa can be accused of hating its young women

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?

Masquerade of spite and malice

SXSW’s harrassment controversy shows it is no wonder women still use male pseudonyms.

Toxic notions of gender behind grisly killings

The alleged Wisani femicide points to what the state has to do to prevent domestic violence.

Girls get the power to fight abuse

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.

Our actions shape attitudes to women

Policies and laws exist to protect women and girls but we need to take responsibility and act on them.

Domestic violence: Not a symbol of a man’s strength

Are 50 percent of men abusers?, asks Khaya Dlanga

From kwaito bad boys to activists

Having ditched dissing their baby mamas, rappers GP Gangsta are now cheerleaders for women's rights.

Gender violence costs SA R40bn, so now will govt act?

If the human cost won't, will the financial cost make government commit to a comprehensive national plan to combat gender-based violence?

Stereotypes don’t break in a day

White women's good intentions are wrapped in privilege and have to be open to challenge.

Petticoat protester’s long walk

In cinéma vérité style, a filmmaker steps into a battered woman's shoes to spotlight abuse.

Art gallery undermines assault on Nigella Lawson

Turning any form of violence against women into "art" risks making it seem socially acceptable or suggesting that it is a matter for debate. It isn't.

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The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders