Silent protest against gender-based violence at UKZN

2018-09-14 15:45

Students and others held a “silent protest” against abuse of women at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus on Thursday.

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.

Taking a leaf out of Albertina Sisulu's book

2018-08-28 05:00

What practical value does Albertina Sisulu's legacy hold for us today – 24 years into post-apartheid South Africa – and specifically for some of the challenges faced in higher education, asks Francis Petersen.

A violent man does not just become violent out of the blue

2018-08-08 12:05

We know the perpetrators of gender-based violence, as they are our brothers, uncles and nephews.

"I'm too scared to ask my blesser to go for an HIV test"

2018-08-02 16:32

A grim new study reveals that young women are afraid of asking their sugar daddies to wear condoms or get tested for HIV for fear of them becoming violent.

#TheTotalShutdown: Ramaphosa a no show as some women remain at Union Buildings - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-08-01 08:28

The start of Women's Month is being marked by countrywide marches and pickets over violence against women, children and gender non-conforming people.

New Zealand to give domestic violence survivors paid leave – could this work in SA?

2018-07-30 15:29

This progressive law passed to grant paid leave to workers in abusive situations is such a huge step forward for survivors, MPs cheered after the decision was made final.

'We are wearing fear like a second skin,' - women ahead of #TotalShutdown protests

2018-07-26 17:04

Women and gender non-conforming people are saying "enough is enough" as they prepare to embark on mass protests against gender-based violence across the country.

Do we really need a show like Cheaters SA when women are getting killed every day?

2018-07-12 16:30

Should we be worried that the SA version Uyajola Na? is now becoming a reality in SA's current femicide climate?

More needs to be done to address child marriages – Centre for Child Law

2018-07-09 20:41

The centre says gaps in current legislation need to be addressed through processes supported by community engagement.


The protection of women's rights begins with childhood

2018-09-13 14:42

Men who are abused as boys are more likely to be violent as adults.

Gender-based violence: a continuum through womxn's lives

2018-08-31 07:52

There is a prevailing assumption that gender-based violence in situations of conflict is an isolated phenomenon, and that it will recede organically after the country's transition to democracy. This is untrue, writes Danielle Hoffmeester.

A UCT lecturer blames depression for disturbing rant about rape and murder – can mental health issues ever excuse violence?

2018-08-27 16:22

Was this a call for help or a way to excuse gender-based violence?

WATCH: Women marched against gender-based violence in SA

2018-08-03 12:34

Women have hit South Africa's streets to protest against rape, gender-based violence and femicide.

Shut down dept of women, urges Phumzile Van Damme at #TotalShutDown march

2018-08-01 18:23

Women's rights must be taken seriously by all spheres of government, DA MP Phumzile Van Damme has said at an intersectional women's march in Cape Town.

Protests over violence to mark the start of Women's Month

2018-08-01 06:42

The start of Women's Month in South Africa will be marked by countrywide marches and pickets over violence again women, children and gender non-conforming people.

All systems go for #TheTotalShutDown march, no men allowed on the ground

2018-07-30 14:15

Organisers of the #TheTotalShutdown march say they only want women and gender non-conforming individuals on the ground during the event.

"Get out or die" - meet the woman who travels around the world to help victims of domestic abuse

2018-07-20 15:04

How one Australian blogger is using her own story and the power of social media to connect with and help other women in a similar situation.

The 100 Men march - is it helping the situation or not?

2018-07-10 14:07

The #100MenMarch is set to create awareness for gender-based violence and people have mixed emotions about it.

Aftermath of abuse: When is it okay to share another's story?

2018-05-27 12:47

It is difficult for most women to speak out about being violated, but if more of us were a little less reticent about getting involved, perhaps fewer lives would be lost.

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