Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
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ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini says "there must be chemical castration for those found guilty of rape".
As we enter into festive mode and get ready for a season with our families, I’m reminded that some families will sit and recoup this December without a son, daughter, cousin, niece, nephew, brother or sister, writes Kamva Somdyala.
For years, South Africa's awful reputation for the murder and rape of women had gone unchallenged by many of its citizens. Eventually, it all became too much and a national campaign for change took hold.
The three life terms handed to Luyanda Botha after he pleaded guilty to raping and murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana has been welcomed by many in civil society.
Would apartheid have collapsed without all races joining hands? Violence against women will eventually be conquered by common cause between women and men, writes Punki Modise.
I believed I was worthy of love and everyone else loved me – why not the father figures in my life?
The DA plans to introduce a private member's bill it believes will "strengthen the powers granted to courts and the SAPS to provide essential safeguards" to the most vulnerable amid the recent spate of femicide and rape.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) needs to be more sensitive when dealing with rape victims, according to Nonhlanhla Ncube-Ndaba, chairperson for the portfolio committee on women, youth and persons with disabilities.
The mother of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found dumped next to a rubble-strewn path at the end of a cul-de-sac in Gugulethu, Cape Town, said she has given those responsible for her daughter's murder "over to God".
The Twitter account @helpsurvivers, which "exposed" men when Twitter users tweeted allegations of rape against them, has been suspended.
A 30-year-old woman who was shot multiple times inside a vehicle and then dumped in the middle of the M7 highway near Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal has died.
One woman is killed in France every three days by their partner or ex-partner, while marital violence affects 220 000 Frenchwomen every year.
Former South Africa Post Office worker Luyanda Botha was handed three life sentences for the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in the Western Cape High Court. Watch as Botha pleads guilty here.
The family of slain 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana will launch a foundation in her name at the end of the month, they announced after her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha, was sentenced to life.
A man who allegedly murdered his girlfriend on Monday has been arrested, says KwaZulu-Natal police.
The government will reallocate R1.1bn in additional funding this financial year to dispel the "dark and heavy shadow" of gender-based violence that has been cast across the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.
Gender-based violence undermines the ANC's social message like few other issues do but also offers a strong political lifeline for Cyril Ramaphosa. Will he take it, asks Daniel Silke.
As a major mover and shaker in the entertainment industry, media personality Michelle Mosalakae shares her story, and how best to deal with issues like femicide in a practical ground level way
Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology say they will continue protesting until campuses are made safer.
The woman whose body was found dumped and beaten next to a primary school in Gugulethu was a 24-year-old mother of two children, according to activist group Ilitha Labantu.
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