Mpumalanga residents march against rape and murder on Youth Day

2017-06-16 21:52

Residents of Thulamahashe, in Mpumalanga have used Youth Day to hold a march against the abuse and murder of women and children.

Society objectifies women

2017-06-04 06:02

To justify the violence, it is as if the women’s attire, looks or behaviour gave the perpetrator the right to violate and even kill them, writes Thabang Pooe.

Youth must help stop violence against women - Zuma

2017-06-02 16:20

President Jacob Zuma has called on young people to come up with ideas about how to stop violence against women and children.

Death penalty is no answer to women abuse

2017-05-28 05:58

In trying to address the huge problem of gender-based violence, let us not hide behind the death penalty. It diverts attention away from the more complex question of what needs to be done, writes Zonke Majodina.

Shabangu clarifies 'weak' Karabo comment

2017-05-24 16:03

Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu was trying to say murdered Karabo Mokoena was "vulnerable" when she had called her "weak".

South Africa: A country where women and children end up as grim stats

2017-05-22 16:07

A shocking number of women and children have been killed in South Africa recently - many of them at the hands of their boyfriends or men they knew. Here are the names of some of these women and children.

WATCH: ANCWL visits family of slain Lerato Moloi

Three men have been arrested for the murders of three women whose bodies were discovered in and around Naledi, Soweto at the weekend, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

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WATCH: Karabo Mokoena's friend shares their last moments together

Karabo Mokoena’s friend shared the painful last moments she had with the 22-year-old, saying she sensed something was wrong after Mokoena saw her ex-boyfriend.

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Three men arrested for murders of 3 Soweto women

2017-05-17 20:53

Three men have been arrested for the murders of three women whose bodies have been discovered in and around Naledi, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Pope acknowledges 2 000-case backlog in sex abuse cases

2017-05-13 22:13

Pope Francis has acknowledged the Vatican has a 2 000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases, but says more staff are being added and that recent criticism about the slow pace was justified.


Ramaphosa questioned on commitment to fight gender-based violence

2017-06-14 18:30

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's commitment to addressing gender based-violence was questioned in the National Assembly.

Nothing permits abuse of women and children- Ramaphosa

2017-06-02 17:07

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told traditional leaders that they need to assist government in fighting violence against women and children.

MPs debate violence against women in half-empty House

2017-06-01 20:20

An urgent debate on violence against women took place in a half-empty National Assembly.

'Abusers are trash' - poster at anti-abuse march

2017-05-27 18:11

About 50 people have braved the cold to take to the streets of Cape Town in a march calling for an end to women and child abuse.

Mbalula to ensure 'no woman is turned away from police stations'

2017-05-23 17:36

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will launch a campaign to ensure that complaints of violence against women are handled with the sensitivity it requires at every police station in the country.

Shock at moves to 'spread resources' for sexual offences courts

2017-05-18 20:56

The fact that the justice department is considering reducing resources to sexual offences courts is shocking, organisations campaigning against gender violence have said.

'Karabo would want you to forgive her killer' - friend of deceased

“If Karabo was here‚ she would ask that you forgive her murderer." So says Neo Mohlabane, friend of slain Karabo Mokoena.

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Karabo memorial: ‘When are men going to take their position in society?’

2017-05-17 22:28

The lack of male voices around the topic of women and child abuse, as well as femicide, has taken the spotlight at Karabo Mokoena’s memorial in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Make men 'better members of society' - Dept of Women

2017-05-17 20:03

The recent high profile cases of women and children either being raped, burned, or hidden in a shallow grave highlights the need to focus on making boys and young men better members of society, the Department of Women in the Presidency has said.

Limpopo mom, son fined for beating up dad

2017-01-26 17:05

A Limpopo woman and her son have been sentenced to a R24 000 fine for beating up her husband with a spade.

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