Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Limpopo-based non-profit organisations (NPOs) share solutions to lessen the alarming statistics in Vhembe.
If we truly want to put a stop to gender-based violence, we need to fight every little bit of patriarchy that humiliates, insults, objectifies and minimises the status, agency, and worth of women, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor says gender equality and gender-based violence are some of the issues she will be addressing in the UN General Assembly in New York.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a joint sitting of Parliament as well as the National Council of Provinces to deliberate new approaches to combat gender-based violence.
Brand SA has, true to form, delivered a particularly challenging week to all of us who live here. So what now, asks Susan Erasmus.
Cape Town-based learners and students came out in droves this week in support of Cape Town's "day of mourning" protests against gender-based violence.
As government we are considering changing the law to protect the victims of violence from irrelevant and inhumane questioning during the cross-examination, writes Phumla Williams.
Social issues affecting girls and young women are on top of the list for the MTV Shuga: Down South creators. Here's why you should watch.
A young journalist has recently been suspended from her job at Huisgenoot, a South African publication, for her apparent relationship with one of the notorious Krugersdorp killers gang members. She's not the first to fall into a similar trap.
Not just banter, there are consequences to what these men have shared about how they've mistreated women in the past.
The Johannesburg Student Council Alumni Network have handed over a memorandum to the City of Johannesburg, requesting interventions.
Sihle* did not report her attempted rape to police for three days because she could not afford to get to the nearest police station, 120km away.
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.
The current crisis of gender-based violence we face in South Africa today has inspired one teen to take a stand, sharing his frustrations with his peers and society in general in this insightful 10-minute video.
Women shouldn't need apps to feel safe.
With the national election results being tallied, South African women and children who have been promised change by big and small political parties alike now wait with bated breath.
It is common cause that the statistics around sexual offences, as is the case with other categories of crime, are subject to questions of accuracy and reliability, writes Tamara Mathebula.
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.
Infuriated by high crime, Flagstaff residents took to the streets, marching and holding up billboards calling on people to stop the violence against women and children.
Could this be the end of government’s 'one stop' centres’ financial woes?
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