ARTICLES RELATING TO WOMEN ABUSE

"If the government doesn’t announce it has stopped Koffi Olomide, then we are taking to the streets and protesting"

2019-06-19 17:43

The women behind the #StopKoffiOlomide campaign have been participating in activism against violence against women for decades, and they are not about to stop.

Cape Town man claims self-defence, dismembers wife for fear of arrest

2019-05-28 18:08

A Khayelitsha man accused of murdering his wife claims she died while he was defending himself in an argument and he panicked.

Soweto man hands himself in to cops after allegedly strangling girlfriend to death

2019-04-09 21:44

A man who allegedly strangled his 24-year-old girlfriend to death in his Soweto home has been arrested.

'Too ugly to be raped': All-female court panel finds woman 'too masculine' to be credible

2019-03-13 19:38

Italy's Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict on the grounds that the victim was too ugly to be a credible rape victim.

Video clip of groom slapping bride on wedding day leaves online community outraged

2019-03-08 12:55

The video that surfaced a few weeks ago has been doing the rounds on social media.

Ramaphosa calls on traditional leaders to help get South Africans to the polls

2019-02-19 19:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on traditional leaders to ensure all South African citizens are able to exercise their democratic right to vote.

Uber rape trial: 'He pulled out a knife and turned around' - witness testifies

2019-02-06 22:07

The Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge has heard that a woman hailed an Uber take her home after an evening at Montecasino in Fourways, only to end up spending the night tied up and stuffed inside the boot of a fake driver's car.

Woman talks about growing up in an all-female village where men are banned

2019-02-04 20:39

Umoja Uaso is a village formed by women for women in the desert surrounding Mount Kenya.

84% of black women are abused and harassed by other Twitter users

2018-12-20 10:05

Twitter is toxic for women, black women especially, according to an Amnesty International study.

#HearMeToo is the rallying cry for this year's 16 days of activism

2018-11-26 17:28

ALL women's voices need to be heard. This local campaign against gender-based violence echoes the global #MeToo and #Timesup movements.

 

Court evidence reveals the extent of Cici’s injuries after alleged altercation with Arthur Mafokate

2019-06-13 14:27

Singer Busisiwe “Cici” Twala was a no-show during her trial on assault allegations against kwaito star Arthur Mafokate, following an alleged violent dispute between them in 2017.

Game of Thrones criticised for its portrayal of women on the series

2019-05-13 11:37

Ava DuVernay's issues are due to Missandei being the only minority female on the program despite its huge cast. Jessica Chastain's issue is that Sansa Stark is portrayed as stronger after surviving rape and torture.

'We need a 365-day campaign'- News24 talks to activist Nkeletseng Tsetsane

2019-03-31 10:10

News24 speaks to activist Nkeletseng Tsetsane, who was instrumental in ensuring the declaration against gender-based violence and femicide was brought to light.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.

Rape Crisis’ new campaign hits close to home and reminds us how most survivors know their rapists

2019-02-21 15:37

TRIGGER WARNING. 68% of rape survivors know their rapists.

Uber rape trial: Witness tells court she played dead

2019-02-07 15:44

One of the complainants in what has become known as the Uber gang rape trial, has told the Gauteng High Court, sitting in Palm Ridge, that she pretended she was dead so that the perpetrators would leave her where they had dumped her.

Man arrested for murder after stabbing wife, then rushing her to clinic

2019-02-05 21:59

Police have arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his wife on Sunday, before rushing her to a clinic, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.

Shocking cultural practices

2019-01-21 16:12

Researchers have uncovered cultural practices such as ukuthwala, forced and early marriages still happening in the secluded rural and poverty-stricken community of Loskop, near Estcourt.

Man hands himself over for alleged drive-through assault

2018-12-03 21:48

A man has handed himself over to police after a woman claimed he assaulted her at a restaurant's drive-through section in Bloemfontein in the Free State.

#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".

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