Virus drives surge in Australia domestic violence cases

2020-03-30 07:10

Australia on Sunday announced a nearly US$100 million boost in funding to tackle domestic violence after support services reported a spike in coronavirus-related family abuse.

WATCH | 'We must not let fear stop us': Young women share stories of activism

2019-12-11 14:14

At a United Nations summit in Geneva, young women spoke about child marriage, sexual slavery, indigenous rights, corruption and climate change.

‘My husband doesn’t understand why I’m scared’ - 4 women open up about the fear that comes with existing as a woman in SA

2019-11-25 20:29

These women want to tell the men in their lives and men across South Africa how scared they feel just to exist as women.

'Justice has been done' - govt. reacts to Luyanda Botha's 3 life terms for rape, murder

2019-11-15 21:41

The South African government says while the three life sentences handed to rapist and murderer Luyanda Both for the senseless killing of Uyinene Mrwetyana won’t bring the budding University of Cape Town (UCT) student, they hope it brings solace in that justice has been served.

WATCH | First visuals of Uyinene Mrwetyana's alleged murderer

2019-11-05 17:39

The investigation into the man accused of the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is complete and the case is set to be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.

Thousands take to Gugulethu's streets to march against gender-based violence

2019-10-24 18:43

Traders packed up and shops closed in Gugulethu Mall in support of the #GugulethuShutdown march organised by the Gugulethu Development Forum (GDF).

‘We know your pain all too well’ - Karabo Mokoena’s mother and sister send a message of comfort to Uyinene’s family

2019-09-04 18:56

Keabetswe Mokoena was shattered when her daughter Karabo Mokoena, who was 22 at the time, was taken away from her by a ruthless Sandile Mantsoe who smiled and laughed with his supporters during his court hearings.

How Carling Black Label reached more than 45 million people worldwide to fight violence against women

2018-09-07 12:54

The #NoExcuse campaign's crowning event was when women performed a rendition of the well-known “Mas’hambe Nono” song during the Soweto Derby in March.

WATCH: Kenyan man arrested for setting pregnant wife on fire

2016-02-10 11:15

Police in Kenya have detained a man from after he set his pregnant wife on fire, according to a report.


OPINION | Tazne van Wyk's murder: Mr President, the streets of the Cape Flats are bleeding

2020-02-21 05:00

Mr. President, I’m pleading with you to give us not just hope but to take real action because we marched in 2019; there have been many campaigns around GBV yet today Mr. President we lost another soul, an 8-year-old girl who lived two streets away from me, writes Danya Goosen.

'We raise angry boys' - deputy minister says women also to blame for gender-based violence

2019-12-04 13:42

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu says women also contribute to gender-based violence and femicide – a scourge that continues to haunt and kill women and children in South Africa on a daily basis.

Gender-based violence: How women are forced to adapt their lifestyles

2019-11-17 15:45

With the rise in gender-based violence (GBV), everyday activities such as walking in the street, going to gym, or using public transport can be a challenging exercise for women.

WATCH | 'We are ready for trial' - NPA on Uyinene murder case

2019-11-07 17:04

Luyanda Botha, accused of murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana, has appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

Palesa Madiba murder: Case postponed due to defence lawyer's no-show

2019-10-25 16:14

The pre-trial of the alleged murderer of slain University of Johannesburg student, Palesa Madiba has been postponed to November 8 after his lawyer failed to show up in court

With R1.1bn budget, gender violence interim committee eyes 6 key areas

2019-10-24 15:52

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of a R1.1bn additional budget allocation to fight gender-based violence, the steering committee has identified its key focus areas.

Gender-based violence: Show us your action plan, Mr President

2018-12-10 09:01

President Ramaphosa made a call to South Africans to become champions of the fight against GBV and to see this as the beginning of the journey to resolving this problem. We're ready, Mr President. Are you? asks Jennifer Wells.

85-year-old Kenyan woman raped, injured by grandson

2016-02-24 13:30

An 85-year-old woman in Kakamega County in Kenya is nursing wounds sustained after her step-grandson attacked and raped her, according to a report.

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