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    [WATCH] GBV film by high-school learners during Eh!woza’s Learner Doccies programme

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    GBV was produced by high-school learners (grade 9 and 10) during Eh!woza’s Learner Doccies programme. From the perspective of three women, the film takes...

    Accountability for violence has to have tangible consequences

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    A convicted rapist was elected as a municipal mayor in South Africa. This happened just weeks before the annual 16 days. The 16 Days...

    Cultural norms that fuel prevalence of domestic violence need to be...

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    South Africa urgently needs to deal with the patriarchal cultural norms that fuel and normalise the scourge of domestic violence.  This is according to...

    In Their Own Words: Itumeleng Letsoalo shares her story

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    Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious matter. South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women and gender nonconforming people in...

    News Flash: Discord in Palestinian solidarity movement in SA highlighted in...

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    On Wednesday, community radio station Salaamedia hosted a panel discussion titled “Maintaining the momentum in the solidarity struggle for a free #Palestine”. Featured on...

    From UJ: How we are transforming the university to respond to...

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    Issues of gender and sexuality have been strongly debated in South Africa’s new democracy. From the National Women’s Coalition (NWC) in the early 1990s...

    From government officials to social media creatives, rape culture is everywhere

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    When comments and videos perpetuating rape culture are left unchecked, what message is being sent to survivors and victims of sexual violence? A popular South...

    When men speak out against abuse they must be ready to...

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    In the name of a progressive politics, in the name of spaces of teaching and learning about the inequities of the world, we have...

    Government red tape is actually sticky tape that never ends

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    Accessing government funds when existing as a NGO is like trying to jog in quicksand. In recent interviews with The Daily Vox, two organisations...

    We need to look beyond consent in discussions of sex and...

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    As a sexual violence researcher, one of the most important things I’ve learned about sexual violence, mostly from the feminist movement, is the importance...

    Map of GBV shelters in South Africa

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    This is a list of GBV shelters in South Africa. Read more: Here is a list of organisations helping to fight Gender-based violence in...

    Organisations Fighting Gender-based Violence in SA

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    We have put together a list of organisations fighting gender-based violence across the country.  Eastern Cape Ikhwezi Women’s Support Centre Cathcart Ikhwezi Women’s Support Centre is an...

    Society’s hypocrisy in protecting men and their reputations

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    Celebrity Katlego Maboe is caught up in quite the scandal. The recent viral video of his extra-marital activities has really wrought consequences he may...

    South Africa’s first feminist television show launches

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    To kick off the month of November, South Africans will be able to watch the country’s “first feminist television show”. Titled “It’s a Feminist...

    The Bo-Kaap pedophilia allegations, where to from here?

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    On October 21, a video uploaded on YouTube sent shock waves around the Bo-Kaap community, and the country beyond. The woman in the...

    Extract from Andy Kawa’s book about getting justice for women

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    Kwanele, Enough! My Battle with the South African Police Service to get Justice for Women is businessperson Andy Kawa’s story. In 2010, she was...

    After the Bo-Kaap video, how do we support survivors of gender-based...

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    A viral video uploaded to  YouTube in which a woman details allegations of paedophillia against her paternal grandfather has left many of us...

    The fight against sexism and GBV must include migrant, refugee women

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    By Terri Maggott On August 2 2019, numerous reports of violent femicides sent shockwaves through the nation. In the same week, the news of brutal...

    The Nigeria SARS and Namibia GBV protests, explained

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    For almost two weeks, Nigerians have been protesting to #EndSARS. Thousands of people joined the demonstrations across the country, raising their voices against police...

    Gender Based Violence law amendments could do more harm

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    Covid-19 has exposed so many cracks in South African society, gender-based violence being one of them. Public participation in government is so important. That...