Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Stellenbosch University has temporarily banned alcohol in university residences and private student accommodation in a bid to combat alcohol abuse among students and gender-based violence.
Parents, community leaders, religious leaders and leadership in the workplace should promote instilling the values of human dignity, equality and respect in young men and boys, and society at large, writes Phumla Williams.
A pilot programme aimed at fighting the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide is expected to launch in Diepsloot – a suburb which has had one of the highest rates of violence against women in South Africa.
Shoprite cashier Zimkhitha Xhalabile, who was asaulted at her till by a male customer, has given birth to a healthy baby boy.
The body of a woman between the ages of 25 to 35 has been thrown onto a rubbish dump in Cape Town's Blikkesdorp, Western Cape police have announced.
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.
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.
A police team has been recognised for cracking the investigation into the disappearance of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and tracking down her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha.
Two rapists who went on a rampage, raping women in a suburb of Tembisa in Gauteng 21 years ago, have lost a Constitutional Court bid to change the law so that the doctrine of common purpose does not apply to rape cases.
We cannot only talk, write about and perhaps analyse the challenges we sit with endlessly; we need to get our bodies into doing the work, write Laurie Gaum and Desireé English.
The prosecution will be relying on the testimony of 16 State witnesses in its bid to prove its case against Luyanda Botha for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana. Watch Friday's proceedings, live from the Cape Town High Court here.
Far too much money and effort are invested in responding to violence after it occurs, and managing its tragic consequences in a deeply damaged society. Prevention is a much better strategy, write Chandre Gould and Nwabisa Shai.
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.
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