ARTICLES RELATING TO GENDER RIGHTS

French assembly approves IVF for single women, lesbians

2019-10-15 21:43

France's lower house of parliament approved Tuesday a sweeping bioethics bill to give single women and lesbians access to fertility treatments, a move which critics vowed to fight as the legislation moves to the Senate.

Adriaan Basson: Let the women lead us into a better future

2019-09-16 08:22

The #AmINext protests of the past two weeks were a game-changer for South Africa, writes Adriaan Basson.

Malema hits out at SA's 'old and traumatized' judges in Women's Day speech

2019-08-09 21:57

EFF leader Julius Malema has called for education to be free so young girls can become confident judges who stand up to those in power.

Castrate rapists, says ANC Women's League

2018-10-03 12:06

While South Africans are still reeling from the shock of two rape cases that have recently come before the courts, the ANC Women's League has called for the chemical castration of rapists and those who attack women and children.

More than a decade behind bars for human trafficking brothers

2018-09-18 13:50

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has sentenced two brothers to more than a decade behind bars for human trafficking after they exploited two women into sex work.

Five life sentences for serial rapist who robbed victim of R6.50

2018-08-30 20:13

Five life terms behind bars is what the Western Cape High Court has handed a 26-year-old father of one for the rape of five girls.

Men urged to call out other, abusive men at Khayelitsha march

2018-08-27 18:36

Men must not let other men get away with being abusive, and should call each other out on it instead, one of the men participating in a planned march against gender-based violence in Khayelitsha has said.

Nelson Mandela University suspends student accused of raping girlfriend as victim withdraws charges

2018-08-08 06:05

Police say the complainant had a consultation with the prosecutor following the withdrawal of the charges and the case remains closed.

WATCH: Top 5 World News videos today

2018-07-12 05:40

WATCH: Top 5 World News videos today, 12 June 2018

Government ready for the 100 Men March

2018-07-10 07:14

Supporters of the march include, among others, judges and lawyers, members of the clergy, police cadets, nurses and members of the National Taxi Alliance, says the GCIS.

 

Mandy Wiener: Hewitt parole fiasco demonstrates how the system fails victims

2019-09-16 09:00

While the government and the president have been at pains to show that they care about gender based violence, they have failed to demonstrate that the system works for targets of rape and sexual assault, writes Mandy Wiener.

Stellenbosch to unveil new art installation honouring 'phenomenal' SA women

2019-08-21 15:26

In the latest visual redress project at Stellenbosch University, an art installation is expected to be revealed on the campus featuring 11 "phenomenal South African women thought leaders".

Taxi driver serial rapist to be sentenced in November

2018-10-16 19:43

Sentencing proceedings against a convicted serial rapist taxi driver have been adjourned in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

What SA companies can learn from the US about female representation

2018-09-21 11:48

A new bill in the US provides that by no later than the close of the 2019 calendar year companies must have a minimum of one female director on its board, writes Matodzi Ratshimbilani.

Chile's congress passes 'historic' gender identity law

2018-09-13 16:50

Chile's lawmakers approved legislation to make it easier for citizens to change gender information.

Khayelitsha men praised for agreeing to DNA tests to solve rape, murder case

2018-08-28 18:36

The men got a special mention from the Western Cape High Court which commended them for helping to solve the case of 4-year-old Iyapha Yamile's murder and rape and the rape of another child.

Fort Hare condemns assault on female student after video of attack goes viral

2018-08-14 13:52

The University of Fort Hare has condemned the assault of a female student by a male student, after a video of the attack went viral.

Gender-based violence event: Manana on panel so perpetrators' views can be heard too

2018-08-07 11:23

The organisers of an event aimed at raising funds to oppose gender-based violence, say the idea behind having people such as former deputy minister Mduduzi Manana as a panellist is to have perpetrators speak about their actions.

SEE: The #100MenMarch against gender violence takes to the streets of Pretoria

2018-07-10 11:33

The 100 Men March, expected to make its way through Pretoria, is aimed at raising awareness of violence against women and children in the country.

Gauteng government launches 'Men's Month'

2018-07-06 21:35

The Gauteng government has launched a "Men's Month" campaign which aims to engage with men on issues facing them and gender equality.

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