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Manana's co-accused face 3 counts of assault

2017-09-20 14:12

Two men believed to have taken part in former Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana’s assault on three women in Fourways last month, have appeared in court.

Mbalula insists Manana treated without 'fear or favour'

2017-09-07 18:57

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has insisted in Parliament that former deputy minister Mduduzi Manana did not receive special treatment after he admitted to assaulting a young woman.

Women turn to social media to recount abuse, violence

2017-08-23 20:17

Social media has helped women recount their experiences of abuse and violence, in ways mainstream media has not, a Film and Publication Board discussion has heard.

Gender Commission: Manana’s resignation does not exonerate him

2017-08-19 22:26

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has welcomed the resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, but says it had come a little too late.

Government fighting women abuse - Zuma

2017-08-09 16:38

Government is playing its part in fighting women abuse, President Jacob Zuma has said, while adding that more needed to be done.

Disabled 10-year-old boy allegedly raped by school's caretaker

2017-08-03 15:33

The child, who has a developmental delay of three years due to his disability, also suffers from epilepsy.

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.

 

MEC condemns violence against Eastern Cape women

2017-09-12 21:48

Eastern Cape Transport, Safety and Liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana has condemned senseless attacks on women in the province.

Shocking footage of cheerleaders forced to perform splits has led to police investigation

2017-08-25 11:02

US high school East High in Denver, Colorado is under fire following the release of unsettling video footage of a vicious coaching technique.

Kelly takes her life to the stage

2017-08-20 11:59

Songstress Kelly Khumalo is ready to share her life story, including how she survived abuse, through a musical-theatre production.

Woman is confined to a wheelchair after brutal beating – from her husband

2017-08-11 16:01

The battered woman was beaten into a coma earlier this year

Wife killer handed 25 years behind bars

2017-08-03 19:46

A Mitchell's Plain man who killed his wife by assaulting her so badly that she lost one eye has been handed a 25-year jail sentence by the Western Cape High Court.

Scorned women turn on playboy

2017-07-23 08:29

Voice recordings reveal Nico Matlala verbally abusing a string of well-known exes, but he says they are just being bitter.

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.

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