WATCH: Witness recounts California bar shooting

2018-11-08 22:10

Witness recounts California bar shooting during which a gunman killed 12 people, including a police officer.

6 questions answered about gun ownership

2018-10-22 16:32

Last week gun owners' associations were up in arms over a draft bill on gun licences which proposes taking away self-defence as a reason to own a gun. Jackie Nagtegaal answers six questions about gun ownership in South Africa.

More evidence video games may trigger aggression in kids

2018-10-02 08:07

The authors of a new review says their results show a 'reliable' link between violent video games and aggression in children, but others contend that at most, the findings show the influence of video games is minor.

Lack of justice adds to women's trauma

2018-08-19 09:36

Lack of synergy between what the Constitution demands and what the law provides leaves women vulnerable, writes Zonke Majodina.

Do men truly understand the results of women abuse?

2018-08-12 06:05

It is believed that a woman was created out of a man’s rib as a gift to him. This is how humanity was created, writes Muano Liphadzi.

Young and factionalist: The farce that is the Women's League

2018-08-05 06:04

As the old saying goes, it would be funny if it wasn’t so serious, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Do these shows rely too heavily on torture porn?

2018-07-30 15:18

Gratuitous violence and rape scenes on our screens shouldn’t simply serve as shock tactics to tell a story.

Founder of Power FM Given has taken leave from work after arrest

2018-07-18 11:58

NPA is looking into a matter of alleged domestic violence against Given Mkhari

Men, join the march to end abuse

2018-07-08 12:00

Urgently putting an end to violence against women and children in the country requires all South Africans to follow in the footsteps of both former president Nelson Mandela and struggle activist Mama Albertina Sisulu, writes Phumla Williams.

The innocent victims of violent protests

2018-06-24 10:16

Service-delivery protests and the violence that accompanies them have become so normalised that none of us is shocked any more, writes Dumisane Lubisi


‘Dros rapist’: Mentally ill more likely to be victims than perpetrators

2018-11-06 12:18

Research has shown that the majority of violent crime is committed by people without a diagnosis of mental illness.

The Nobel Peace prize was given to two activists fighting against sexual violence – here’s what you should know about them

2018-10-08 16:13

Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege are using their past experiences to fight for victims.

Even the dead still cry for justice

2018-08-26 10:02

Graveyards have become catalogues of misogyny and constant murals of the inhumane challenges women and children experience in our new democracy, writes Lebusa Monyooe.

The cost of crime

2018-08-15 11:58

Violent crime, in all its manifestations, is costly for society. Therefore South Africa should invest more resources into understanding its causes and consequences.

Violence plagues our places of higher learning

2018-08-05 11:46

Gender-based violence can lead to physical injuries, pregnancies, miscarriages, suicidal thoughts, depression, and alcohol and drug abuse.

UPDATE: France outlaws cat-calls following a video of a woman being hit by a street harasser going viral

2018-08-03 00:00

A catcaller slaps a Parisian woman when she tells him off. She refuses to stand down. Street harassment is criminalised in the country.

"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.


2018-07-10 14:30

Musician, Busisiwe Twala, better known as Cici, has been fighting for justice ever since her former boss Arthur Mafokate allegedly assaulted her.

The State can prevent violent behaviour

2018-07-08 12:00

Public policy must be put in place to address the social, economic and cultural issues that sustain violence against women and children, writes Colleen Constable.

When is it OK for parents to let their kids watch violent movies?

2018-06-13 05:00

Violence in films has tripled since 1985. Find out why parents are justifying certain types of violence.

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