Gender Violence

The month of love has become the month of horrors

We should refuse to be discouraged by the ugliness, the mean-spiritedness and the hopelessness that seems to surround us, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Pistorius: Public interest has trumped interest to the public

If the media can shift the way in which it reports on gender-based violence, thousands of deaths might not be so utterly futile, writes William Bird.

Mngxitama: Time to rethink the root causes of violence

The 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign has become an empty ritual the nation performs to feel good about itself.

Gender violence requires broader lens

Victoria John's report on the murder of Thapelo Makhutle made for shocking reading, writes Melanie Judge.

Women take a beating online

The controversial DJ Avicii cartoon points to deeper cracks in our society, writes <b>Verashni Pillay</b>.

A cowed child reflects on us all

Gender-based violence: it is a useful term. After all, we need a portmanteau phrase to capture the panoply of horrors visited on women in our country.

It takes a village to fail a child

The horrific, brutal torture of a teenage girl in Limpopo, which was caught on video illustrates our society's systemic failure.

Day 3: HOW TO: get a protection order

Today's guide shows you how to get protection through the courts If you are in an abusive relationship or a child in your care is being abused.

‘SA gender machinery in disarray’

SA's "gender machinery is in disarray", with it not even being clear who is coordinating the 16 Days of Activism campaign, a group of NGOs say.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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