The dignity of the commission has been held up by Zondo's personal approach to the process. Even the most reluctant witness could not gather the rudeness to withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
News24 takes a look at some of the problems abused women face at shelters meant to provide refuge.
While the video of Babes Wodumo being attacked by her partner has sparked outrage, the perennial question - "Why didn't she leave?" - has been asked by many.
A man facing life in prison for the rape of his girlfriend at a rave in Paarl has told the Western Cape High Court that he took drugs for first time on the night of her death.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured delegates at a summit against gender-based violence and femicide that a revised action plan to address the scourge will be launched in 2019.
A French man caught on camera slapping a young woman on a Paris street after she berated him for making lewd comments has been given a six-month custodial sentence.
More than 700 people accused of committing or planning murders - in large part against women - have been arrested in a coordinated sweep across Brazil.
Nthabiseng Mofokeng was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Johannes Thanyne, in front of their four-year-old daughter in Moletsane, Soweto.
Rhodes University has issued a notice to suspend 23-year-old Khensani Maseko's alleged rapist, it said in a statement.
The #NotInMyNameSA movement says it is disappointed that convicted rapist Sipho "Brickz" Ndlovu is to perform at the Mzansi Kwaito & House Music Awards at Soweto Theatre.
Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has let loose on kwaito star Arthur Mafokate at the 100 Men March in Cape Town.
Minister in the Presidency for Women Bathabile Dlamini wants an overhaul of criminal justice legislation that could lead to domestic violence being categorised as a separate crime category.
The family of Bongekile 'Babes Wodumo' Simelane has confirmed that the artist has opened a case of assault against her partner Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo.
The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has increased the sentence handed down to a father who killed his four children in order to spite his wife for having an extra-marital affair and for rejecting him.
Civil Society groups have pleaded with President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha to release Martha Marumo who is serving a life sentence at Kgosi Mampuru Prison for killing her abusive husband.
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.
The University of the Free State says it is investigating after a student leader allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on campus.
Following the death of 23-year-old Khensani Maseko, Parliament has invited Rhodes University student leaders to attend the Portfolio Committee on Police hearings on gender-based violence and the Domestic Violence Act.
Court matters against PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng have been withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, says the National Prosecuting Authority.
A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 years in jail for raping his biological mother, say KwaZulu-Natal police.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has lamented the "shame" of brutality by South African men against women. Watch.
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