Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has announced the handing over of six more properties which are to be transformed into shelters for survivors of gender-based violence.
WARNING: It is illegal to engage in physical fights/ assault. This article is in no way meant to promote violence, but rather highlights the abuse women often experience.
Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu says women also contribute to gender-based violence and femicide – a scourge that continues to haunt and kill women and children in South Africa on a daily basis.
The ANC parliamentary caucus vows to be at the forefront of the fight against gender-based violence.
There were no wreaths or hand-written notes at the cul-de-sac in Gugulethu, Cape Town, where yet another body of a woman was found.
Cabinet says the "horrific attacks on women reflect our collective failure to respond to the cries of the most vulnerable in our midst".
South African women spend nearly five times more time on unpaid care and domestic work than men, according to an Oxfam report.
A woman was found murdered at her apartment building in Bellville, Cape Town, on Thursday morning, Western Cape police confirmed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality, the Presidency has announced.
A woman endured a six-hour nightmare after two men kidnapped and raped her repeatedly in Motherwell, the Eastern Cape, says the police.
Kholeka Masango says if it wasn’t for a kind gesture from a stranger when she desperately needed it, she could’ve easily gone missing.
At a United Nations summit in Geneva, young women spoke about child marriage, sexual slavery, indigenous rights, corruption and climate change.
One in 16 American women were either forced or coerced into their first sexual encounter, according to a study investigating the long-term negative impacts of such "trauma" on women's health.
Hundreds of University of the Witwatersrand students, led by women, took to the streets to protest against the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide.
People have taken to social media to express their pain and anguish as another woman dies following an alleged kidnapping ordeal.
Deputy Minister of Social Development Henrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu says violence against women in South Africa has reached a genocidal stage.
Two men convicted on eight counts of rape are looking to overturn their sentence and conviction in the Constitutional Court. Their case, however, has spurred heated debate on the doctrine of common purpose in rape cases.
A 27-year-old man has appeared in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of his girlfriend, who was stabbed during a quarrel.
Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule but they claim they were beaten and abused in the process.
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