Cape Town cops hunt for man who allegedly kidnapped, beat ex

2016-04-13 12:18

Police are still on the hunt for a man who allegedly kidnapped and beat his ex-girlfriend so badly that her eyes couldn’t even open.

Women to blame for rape because of clothes they wear – Grace Mugabe

2015-11-21 11:49

Grace Mugabe has sparked outrage by suggesting women are to blame for rape because of the clothes they wear.

Poet has dirty, loose panties - ANCYL president

2015-09-11 09:43

Newly elected ANC Youth League president Collen Maine hit below the belt at a female poet, saying "if her dirty panties are loose she must not take that it is true for the women in the ANC".

Afghan woman buried after being beaten to death by mob

2015-03-22 10:56

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob has been buried in Kabul, her coffin carried by women's rights activists.

Woman’s eyes gouged out for phone, earrings

2014-07-30 11:03

Activists have expressed outrage about an attack by robbers on a woman in Khayelitsha whose eyes were gouged out - for a cellphone and earrings.

Women's issues under presidency's 'watchful eye'

2014-06-02 14:33

Following President Zuma dissolution of the department for women, children and people with Disabilities earlier this week, News24 looks at who will take on these key responsibilities.

Saudi drops SMS to men when women travel

2014-01-14 18:00

Saudi Arabia has suspended a programme that notifies the male guardians of female relatives, who may only travel abroad with their permission, once the women leave the country.

Men dominate principal posts - Motshekga

2013-08-23 22:20

Men continue to dominate school principal positions despite an "overwhelming" number of women in the education sector, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

Motshekga: Patriarchy a problem

2013-08-08 13:09

Patriarchy in society and men's attitude towards women is a problem, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

Delhi cops report surge in sex crimes

2013-03-30 20:09

Police have announced a sharp jump in sex crimes reported in the Indian capital since the fatal gang-rape of a student and attributed the rise to more confidence among victims to report complaints.


Three women win in landmark Saudi elections

2015-12-13 11:35

A Saudi woman won a seat on Mecca's municipal council in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia's first-ever elections open to female voters and candidates, the country's election commission announced Sunday.

Tricky issue of gender pay gap surfaces in White House race

2015-10-18 09:24

The persistent pay gap between women and men in the United States - right up to Hollywood stars - is emerging as a 2016 campaign issue, but experts say its root causes are complex.

Study reveals core of gender-based violence in Bredasdorp

2015-06-17 15:36

The 'superior' role men assume in relationships is at the core of gender-based violence bedevilling the Bredasdorp community, a study has revealed.

Motshekga on Zuma comments: Everyone says dumb things

2015-01-26 10:09

ANC Women's League president and Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says people should not be so sensitive about comments made by President Jacob Zuma on women.

Ministry welcomes probe into wife 'gift'

2014-06-19 14:33

The women's ministry has welcomed the investigation into SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng receiving a wife as a gift.

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.

Xingwana: Dept monitors, not delivers

2013-09-13 13:30

When it comes to helping the disabled, the mandate of the department of women, children, and people with disabilities is to monitor and report, but not necessarily to deliver jobs, says Minister Lulu Xingwana.

Manning - challenges for US military

2013-08-23 16:00

Manning has created a whole new set of potential complications for the US military, asking to be known as a woman named Chelsea.

Premier: Women not sexual objects

2013-07-18 09:49

Women are not sexual objects and men should condemn abusive behaviour towards woman, North West Premier Thandi Modise says.

'Historic' UN statement on women secured

2013-03-16 10:16

Muslim and western nations have overcome deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women.

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