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Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?
Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?
Her death was brutal — her lover allegedly doused her with petrol and set her alight while she was sleeping in her flat in...
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Gender rights activists will embark on a ‘Shutdown Sandton’ campaign on Friday in an effort to highlight business’s complicity in gender...
Declare war on the subjugation of women
Declare war on the subjugation of women
In August 2016 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela made remarks that resonated with black people and reverberated around the country. She said: “Singayi...
Platitudes and short-term plans
Platitudes and short-term plans
Slogans, speeches, tweets, marches and summits. Government has done a lot to be seen to be doing something about the assault on women.But a woman...
The chain between words and violence
The chain between words and violence
There has been a justified outpouring of national anger and fury over the past few weeks in response to the ongoing war on the bodies of girls and...
Women must be allowed to determine their own future
Women must be allowed to determine their own future
What was exceptional about the 1956 Women’s March, is that women owned their revolution. The mistake we make today is dictating what women’s...
SA’s remarkable women are fighting for social justice
SA’s remarkable women are fighting for social justice
Poor black women are disproportionately affected in the struggle to realise socioeconomic rights in South Africa.
Sudan’s heartbroken diaspora
Sudan’s heartbroken diaspora
Ola Ahmed Mohamed Diab, 28, a journalist who has been living in Qatar in the Middle East for 25 years, left her birthplace in Sudan when she was a...
Women must lead, the rest will follow
Women must lead, the rest will follow
Equal representation lies at the very heart of democracy. Research suggests that a society becomes more secure and economically prosperous as...
Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy
Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy
IBADAN, NIGERIA – Nearly every country has some way to go to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030, in line with United...
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
Through our work at the Women’s Legal Centre and the Legal Resources Centre, we know that women are negatively affected by the dominant economic...
[Podcast]Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.
[Podcast]Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.

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