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Searching for justice in the war on womxn’s bodies

In a world defined by gendered violence, what can we do differently?

Editorial: Women still want their day

Viwe Dalingozi’s story, like many others, is painful to read and write about. But in court it simply drags on like any other case. As we have written so many times, this cannot be the status quo.

Youth Day is just as much for the present as it is for the past

The spirit of defiance against injustice that was captured by the Soweto Uprisings in 1976 can still be felt among young people in post-apartheid South Africa

Death penalty won’t stop sexual violence

It will take the end of patriarchy and an efficient justice system to jail more offenders

The sabotage that wasn’t at the SABC

There is no evidence to support the broadcaster’s claim that its employees had co-ordinated a plan to botch the president’s speech

2019: The ones who left us

From Uyinene Mrwetyana, Oliver Mtukudzi to Xolani Gwala, Mail & Guardian remembers those who have passed on

What women want: Men to listen and speak out against violence

"Women do not have the power to stop rape. We cannot simply break our silence or act in certain ways to effect change."

​Newspapers distort dean selection process

The articles ‘seek to impinge on the dignity of all the black women academics’ involved

A safe haven in a sea of sexual violence

Strong policies are not enough – we need secure physical spaces and societal mobilisation

Can the law compensate for grief ?

How do the courts ensure proper compensation for the loss of Uyinene Mrwetyana and Michael Komape

Political parties must clean up their act

Their inability to deal internally with sexual and gender-based violence cases ripples over into their jobs as parliamentarians

Violence erodes democracy and rights

We must create cultures and norms in all spheres of society that condemn gendered attacks

Now is the time of monsters

And where economic reforms are concerned, a slayer in shining armour would be welcome

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