ARTICLES RELATING TO SONKE GENDER JUSTICE NETWORK

Group welcomes kidnapping conviction

2014-02-14 10:34

The Sonke Gender Justice group has welcomed the first conviction linked to ukuthwala, which involves the kidnapping and rape of young women, in the Western Cape.

Playboy SA under fire for anti-rape cover

2013-03-06 09:51

Gender-based organisations have criticised Playboy SA for their provocative cover to promote their new anti-rape campaign, saying it strips women of their dignity.

Call for a minute's silence in Parliament

2013-02-14 14:58

Non-governmental bodies have urged President Jacob Zuma to observe a minute of silence for victims of rape and other forms of violence before his State of the Nation address.

Don’t project your prejudice onto AfriForum

2011-10-03 08:15

Dear Adriaan, Your open letter to me reveals that your criticism against AfriForum is not really based on what the civil rights organisation does or says, but rather on what AfriForum is.

Groups lodge objection to Mogoeng

2011-08-26 13:09

A number of civil rights groups reportedly plan to object to the nomination of Mogoeng Mogoeng as chief justice based on previous controversial judgments relating to violence against women.

Malema: I'm very sorry about remarks

2011-06-23 08:39
579 comments

Julius Malema has apologised to "all women", particularly President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser for his sexist remarks, it has been reported.

Malema back in High Court

2011-02-07 17:37
81 comments

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema will try to reinstate an appeal in the South Gauteng High Court against a hate speech finding on his "nice time" rape remark.

Malema refuses to pay fine

2010-12-03 09:46
192 comments

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has said he won't pay the R50 000 fine imposed on him by the Equality Court "as a matter of principle".

Malema has filed appeal

2010-10-18 10:12

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has begun the process of appealing an Equality Court order against him, contrary to allegations that he has ignored it, says his lawyer.

Celebrations after Malema ruling

2010-03-15 14:36

Protesters have sung songs and celebrated outside the Equality Court, where Julius Malema was convicted of hate speech and harassment.

Malema pleads ignorance

2009-09-21 17:07

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has pleaded ignorance in his rape hate speech case, saying he is a "layman" merely quoting from a High Court judgment.

Malema: I defend women

2009-08-31 22:05

Julius Malema has told the Equality Court that he is a defender of women who would never promote hatred towards them.

Malema wants case dismissed

2009-08-31 13:03

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema's lawyer has applied for his hate speech complaint to be dismissed, saying the comment which led to the complaint was not placed in context.

Malema case postponed

2009-06-05 12:56

An Equality Court hearing on controversial comments by ANC Youth League President Julius Malema, has been postponed to July.

 

Cosatu must 'redact rape accuser's name'

2013-07-30 19:04

Cosatu should not have released the name of the woman who accused General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi of rape, the Sonke Gender Justice Network says.

Cosatu: Sexual violence in SA worrying

2013-02-14 14:58

The brutality and violent nature of sexual assaults across the country is a matter of serious concern, Cosatu says.

Gang rape accused are 'good boys'

2012-04-20 14:23
187 comments

Friends and relatives of seven young men accused of gang raping a teenage girl cannot believe that their "kind-hearted" boys have been accused of the horrendous crime.

'Red lights flashing' over Mogoeng

2011-09-05 09:28
143 comments

The Sonke Gender Justice Network says it is concerned that Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng is in line to be the next chief justice, adding it "does not bode well for women".

Malema pays R50 000 fine for rape remark

2011-08-08 20:06
76 comments

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has paid a R50 000 fine for his "nice time" remark about a woman who claimed she had been raped by President Jacob Zuma.

Malema lawyers want appeal reinstated

2011-02-08 21:39

Julius Malema's legal team has applied to reinstate an appeal in the South Gauteng High Court against a hate speech finding on his "nice time" rape remark.

Group to apply for order against Malema

2011-01-19 19:15

The Sonke Gender Justice Network intends applying for a court order against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema relating to the hate speech ruling against him.

Malema 'not taking fine seriously'

2010-10-28 12:36

The Sonke Gender Justice Network says it will oppose ANCYL leader Julius Malema's application following his Equality Court hate speech ruling.

More hate speech claims for Malema

2010-03-15 20:06

As the Johannesburg Equality Court found Julius Malema guilty of hate speech, it served a second complaint against him and the ANC over their singing of "shoot the boers".

Malema must apologise, pay fine

2010-03-15 11:25
100 comments

The Equality Court has ordered Julius Malema to make an unconditional apology and pay a R50 000 fine after finding him guilty of hate speech and harassment.

Malema explains himself

2009-09-21 11:18

ANCYL president Julius Malema says he "was not trying to be an expert of the conduct of women after sex" when he made a controversial comment about Jacob Zuma's rape accuser.

Protests for, against Malema

2009-08-31 13:42

Parallel protests are being held outside the Equality Court in Johannesburg for ANCYL president Julius Malema, and against comments that brought him to the court.

'The sad thing about Julius...'

2009-07-10 22:29

Julius Malema is "trying to deviate from the real issue" by saying that the hate speech case against him is driven by whites, says Mbuyiselo Botha.

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