ARTICLES RELATING TO GENDER VIOLENCE

WATCH | Gender-based violence protesters march in Cape Town, despite rain

2019-09-21 14:01

On the heels of recent protests against gender-based violence, men women, and children gathered again in Cape Town and marched against femicide. Watch.

WATCH | Cape Town mayor calls on men to take stand against gender-based violence

2019-09-13 16:07

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has called on men to stand up against gender-based violence and child abuse.

Crime Stats: Murder of women down by 5.4%, but child murders increase in 2018/19

2019-09-12 11:10

The number of women murdered in the 2018/19 financial year in South African decreased, but the number of children murdered increased, Police Minister Bheki Cele has told MPs.

OPINION: Are we so desensitised that we think it's OK for girls to be brutalised for protesting against brutality

2019-09-11 06:07

News24's deputy video editor Aletta Harrison covered the protests against gender violence in Cape Town last week, and writes about her shock when she realised how state machinery is used against those who need the state's protection.

'I shot that dog' - cop testifies at bail hearing of Port Elizabeth doctor on trial for shooting wife

2019-09-10 12:17

The Port Elizabeth doctor who allegedly shot his estranged wife in the head and then injected himself with a dose of insulin reportedly told their domestic worker, "I shot that dog", directly following the incident.

Teenager details kidnapping in Facebook post, police say

2019-09-08 21:16

A kidnapping case has been opened after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly abducted in the Eastern Cape.

OPINION: Violence against African women must stop now

2019-09-07 07:30

Africa must end violence toward women now. It can only do this through systemic change that lifts women up and recognises their equal role in society, writes Elsie Kanza.

OPINION: Gents, we need to rewire our thinking of women

2019-09-06 06:25

In many cases, the path to a woman's grave starts with loose talk by and among men in the absence of women. Sexual harassment and intimidation often start with the mean and hateful things that men say to women, writes Tshepo Sefotlhelo

We want 'no bail, never any parole' for rapists, killers of women - Ramaphosa at gates of Parliament

2019-09-05 14:27

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised a sea of women outside the gates of Parliament that he would address the nation in a 'very clear and definite way' on how the government would fight gender-based violence.

WATCH | Police minister heckled outside Parliament as angry protesters flood Cape Town's streets

2019-09-04 16:48

Angry protesters heckle Police Minister Bheki Cele outside Parliament. Watch.

 

KZN teacher arrested for allegedly raping and tricking 13-year-old into taking abortion pills

2019-09-18 12:36

A KwaZulu-Natal teacher who had sex with a teenage pupil and then tricked her into taking abortion pills after discovering her pregnancy has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

WATCH | 'This situation won't change until we as men change' - Gender-based violence protesters shut down Sandton

2019-09-13 15:29

Protesters took to the streets outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton to stand up against gender-based violence. Watch.

OPINION: SA is making headlines worldwide, and not in a good way

2019-09-11 15:53

The terrible combination of gender-based violence and xenophobia has become an international story. South Africa is trending around Africa and around the world, and not in a good way, writes Howard Feldman.

'I have someone following me' - Natasha Conabeer feared she was being stalked before disappearance

2019-09-10 12:49

In messages to her friend, "about a week before she disappeared", Natasha Conabeer revealed that she feared she was being stalked.

#AmINext : New screening guidelines for gynaecologists, obstetricians

2019-09-10 12:15

The South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecology has introduced new guidelines for the routine screening of females victims of intimate partner violence.

'I am sorry that men are failing our country' - MTN boss to his employees

2019-09-07 08:35

MTN SA's CEO Godfrey Motsa has penned a letter to his employees about the scourge of xenophobic violence and the assault on the country's women.

POLITICS PODCAST | Ramaphosa flounders during a week of national heartbreak and violence

2019-09-06 07:30

It has been a harrowing week for South Africa. Listen.

Bruce Whitfield: Recipe for a real crisis - just add load shedding

2019-09-05 15:43

The good news of a better than expected bounce in Q2 growth was overshadowed by a surge in anger at a state which is seen to be failing its citizens.

AS IT HAPPENED | Ramaphosa wants Parliament to start process to make sex offender list public

2019-09-05 10:18

Violence against women is not a woman's problem, it's men's problem, Ramaphosa says as he addresses the nation on femicide.

Death penalty referendum: ATM wants Parliament, Ramaphosa to give SA a say

2019-09-04 15:52

Opposition parties have turned to speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and President Cyril Ramaphosa in the face of violence against women and the spate of xenophobic attacks.

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