ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE

Women suffering 'more intensive injuries' than before - SA struggles with surge of gender-based violence

2019-09-19 12:27

The Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children in Cape Town can take up to 120 women at a time with their children – and they are usually at full capacity.

Nicki Minaj urges followers to support abused women, because she used to be one

2019-09-03 12:25

Nicki Minaj has recalled being so afraid during her time in an abusive relationship, as she offered tips to others going through similar struggles.

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Pretoria police say people who abuse their partners and hope that if a case is opened, it will simply be withdrawn due to the victims' dependence on them, should think twice.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

 

'She will always be in our memories and our hearts' - SA boxing champ Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels laid to rest

2019-09-15 14:13

South African boxer and karate champion, Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels, has been laid to rest by her loved ones in East London, in the Eastern Cape, as the country continues to battle gender-based violence.

Signs that he is abusive

2019-03-20 11:19

A one-time smack can be a symptom of a more serious and bigger problem

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".

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