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Abused schoolgirl's dad can't remember cops who refused to open case, say police

2017-08-12 21:55

The father of the schoolgirl seen in a viral video being assaulted by a male learner at an Inanda school, north of Durban, cannot recall the police officials who advised him not to open a case against the perpetrator, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Manana will suffer the full extent of the law - Zuma responds to Manana allegations

2017-08-07 16:50

President Jacob Zuma has made it clear that deputy minister of higher education and training, Mduduzi Manana will suffer the extent of the law regardless of his position.

Case opened against deputy minister over alleged assault - Mbalula

2017-08-07 08:18

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that a case has been opened against deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana for an alleged assault against a woman at the weekend.

ANCWL reacts to sexual harassment claims against Gupta brothers

2017-07-07 14:42

The ANC Women’s League has responded to a report in which three women accuse two of the Gupta brothers of sexual harassment..

UCT fires staffer who allegedly live streamed colleague expressing milk

2017-06-29 16:36

A University of Cape Town employee accused of recording and live streaming a colleague while she expressed breastmilk has been dismissed.

University of Pretoria backtracks on students' suspension over sexist posters

2017-06-08 20:06

The University of Pretoria has not suspended male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition last month, despite originally saying that it had.

Gauteng police ill-equipped to tackle crimes against women - DA

2017-05-30 17:31

DA member Michele Clarke has said police stations in Gauteng are under resourced and officers are not trained to deal with cases of domestic violence and the rapes of women.

Thousands of children protesting in KwaMashu

2017-05-30 11:36

Thousands of school pupils have taken to the streets of KwaMashu protesting against women abuse.

'Stop harming women' - ANCYL KZN

2017-05-26 18:24

The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has called on the public to protect women and “not harm them anymore”.

'Once a boyfriend klaps you, you must run away' - Mbalula

2017-05-25 13:06

Women who are in abusive relationships should leave and no police station must turn them away, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

 

Hopkins insists on Caster Semenya 'facts' in tweet storm

2017-08-12 19:35

Columnist Katie Hopkins has refused to back down from her negative commentary on South African Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya.

I know my actions disappointed and hurt South Africans - deputy minister on assault

2017-08-07 14:02

Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana has apologised for his involvement in the assault of a woman outside Cubana restaurant in Fourways.

Men, take responsibility to end gender violence - Ramaphosa

2017-07-30 21:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the root cause of violence against women is unchallenged patriarchal culture, and it is up to men to take responsibility to change it.

Sexual harassment victim may have used it to get better job

2017-06-29 22:26

A sexual harassment victim at the Mpumalanga provincial legislature may have used the incident to pave her way to a job with better perks and salary - in exchange for her silence.

Police failure to help in domestic violence cases is misconduct- Lawyers for Human Rights

2017-06-21 22:10

Police failure to assist complainants in the domestic violence act has been viewed as misconduct, and a disciplinable offence, the Lawyers for Human Rights has said.

UP suspends sexist poster students

2017-06-02 17:04

The University of Pretoria suspends all male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition in May.

Parliament agrees to urgent debate on violence against women

2017-05-30 17:28

Parliament has agreed to host an urgent debate on violence against women.

Women must stop withdrawing sexual cases - Mantashe

2017-05-29 21:29

The ANC's National Executive Committee has urged women to not withdraw sexual abuse cases.

We are in a crisis, no one is safe – Shabangu on abuse against women

2017-05-26 16:34

Women no longer feel safe in SA and unless communities come together to protect one another, the scourge against women will continue, Minister of Women Susan Shabangu has said.

Joint Parliament meeting agrees to discuss violence against women

2017-05-24 16:54

The chairpersons of three Parliament portfolio committees will convene a joint meeting to debate the ongoing scourge and public rise of violence against women in SA.

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