For the first time in SA, rAInbow AI technology is being used to support women experiencing abuse

2018-11-15 17:54

This groundbreaking artificial intelligence technology supports victims of abuse through storytelling, intervention and access to resources via Facebook Messenger.

'If walls could talk' - woman who was allegedly raped, impregnated, beaten by her father

2018-11-09 07:33

A woman who was allegedly raped by her father and fell pregnant with two of his children has decided to break her cycle of abuse by reporting him to the police.

SAPS still facing challenges in dealing with violence against women – report

2018-11-06 13:52

The Commission for Gender Equality says the South African Police Service still faces challenges in combating the scourge of violence against women.

“Sexual abuse will remain the ‘safest’ crime to commit because people know that it is most likely going to go unreported”

2018-10-09 13:38

#WhyIdidntReport reveals the chilling reasons behind why women don’t always report sexual assaults when they happen.

Dros rape case: Civil rights groups gather to support alleged child rape victim

2018-10-02 13:26

Hundreds of demonstrators have filled the streets outside the Pretoria Magistrate's Court where the alleged rapist of a 7-year-old child was appearing.

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.


#ReleaseMartha: Son of murdered husband threatens to take matters into own hands

2018-11-11 09:29

The family of Martha Marumo's deceased husband says if she receives presidential pardon for the murder of Clitus Marumo, "something is going to happen".

Lotus FM indicative of a 'prevalent' culture of sexual harassment at the SABC - former employee

2018-11-08 12:45

A former Lotus FM and journalist says the radio station was a breeding ground for sexual harassment.

What we've learned from the Gender-based Violence and Femicide Summit

2018-11-05 16:49

The summit highlighted the harrowing stories from survivors that show how much pain women and gender nonconforming people in South Africa continue to face.

When violence is the norm

2018-10-29 13:01

Gender-based violence has been normalised and accepted by communities to such an extent that victims are sometimes encouraged— by those close to them — to stay in abusive relationships.

#HeforShe Taverns is encouraging men to actively join the conversation around gender-based violence

2018-10-03 14:48

Everyone in the country needs to get involved to address the issue.

Babes Wodumo speaks out about that interview with Metro FM and says she never got an apology

2018-10-01 13:36

The singer has revealed that she’s become a lot more anxious about doing media interviews. We don’t blame her.

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.

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