Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
Mr D Food fires driver after he allegedly raped a Wynberg woman he had delivered food to.
The women behind the #StopKoffiOlomide campaign have been participating in activism against violence against women for decades, and they are not about to stop.
A Khayelitsha man accused of murdering his wife claims she died while he was defending himself in an argument and he panicked.
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.
The family of 33-year-old Vanessa Barends, who was allegedly raped and beaten to death by two men in Prieska, the Northern Cape, are struggling to come to terms with her death.
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.
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.
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