Abused women can text 'hi rainbow' on Facebook messenger and get help and support

2018-11-15 17:54

This groundbreaking artificial intelligence technology supports victims of abuse through storytelling, intervention and access to resources.

Protests over violence to mark the start of Women's Month

2018-08-01 06:42

The start of Women's Month in South Africa will be marked by countrywide marches and pickets over violence again women, children and gender non-conforming people.

"Get out or die" - meet the woman who travels around the world to help victims of domestic abuse

2018-07-20 15:04

How one Australian blogger is using her own story and the power of social media to connect with and help other women in a similar situation.

SEE: The #100MenMarch against gender violence takes to the streets of Pretoria

2018-07-10 11:33

The 100 Men March, expected to make its way through Pretoria, is aimed at raising awareness of violence against women and children in the country.

Babes Wodumo – why the narrative of abuse survivors doesn’t belong to us

2018-05-22 13:00

It’s not up to us to decide how a survivor of abuse gets to share his or her story.

Acid attack victim shares remarkable recovery photo

2017-10-30 15:44

Warning: Graphic images are included in this article

'Snip, snip' - protesters chant in support of 'cutting' rapists

2017-06-05 14:00

More than 200 people led by Cosatu have marched in Cape Town to demand an end to violence against women and children.

Twitter defends Shabangu's 'Karabo was weak' claims

2017-05-24 13:32

Some Twitter users have defended claims by Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu that abuse and murder victim Karabo Mokoena was "weak".

Naledi, Soweto: Where 'someone's crying sounds like laughter'

2017-05-22 07:44

For the women who spend their days and nights in Naledi, the news of the recent deaths of four women has only intensified their fear.

Police captain opens her heart and home to domestic violence victim

2017-05-19 08:08

A police officer in Port Elizabeth recently went above and beyond the call of duty when a woman had contacted her after being assaulted by her live-in partner.

 

"I'm too scared to ask my blesser to go for an HIV test"

2018-08-02 16:32

A grim new study reveals that young women are afraid of asking their sugar daddies to wear condoms or get tested for HIV for fear of them becoming violent.

New Zealand to give domestic violence survivors paid leave – could this work in SA?

2018-07-30 15:29

This progressive law passed to grant paid leave to workers in abusive situations is such a huge step forward for survivors, MPs cheered after the decision was made final.

Founder of Power FM Given has taken leave from work after arrest

2018-07-18 11:58

NPA is looking into a matter of alleged domestic violence against Given Mkhari

Police will not withdraw charges just because victims depend on their abusers

2017-11-28 09:06

Pretoria police say people who abuse their partners and hope that if a case is opened, it will simply be withdrawn due to the victims' dependence on them, should think twice.

The hotline trying to stop men murdering their wives

2017-07-22 15:21

A hotline in the US is trying to tackle the high rate of domestic violence against nurses in the Nigerian diaspora.

#NotInMyName march against gender violence planned in Soweto

2017-05-26 06:00

People are expected to gather to participate in the #NotInMyName march against gender violence at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus to Regina Mundi Church.

Shabangu must retract callous 'Karabo was weak' remarks - DA

2017-05-24 11:33

The DA has called on Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu to retract her remarks that murdered Karabo Mokoena was 'weak'.

'You have left a huge hole in my heart' - Karabo's sister says goodbye

2017-05-19 14:04

In a touching tribute to her little sister, an inconsolable Bontle Mokoena wept while she read out a heart-wrenching letter at the funeral of Karabo Mokoena in the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.

People in abusive relationships don't leave, because they literally can't

2017-05-18 13:14

"Why doesn't she just leave him?" is a refrain we hear all too often when discussions of abuse occur. Laura Shortridge unpacks the issue.

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