Sexual Violence

Kasai, DRC: Testimonies Of Survivors Of Sexual Violence

These testimonies were collected during a field visit by a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) communications team to the Kananga project in September 2018. Kananga...

Women take the lead in making taxis safer

The Soul City Institute launched its Safe Taxis Charter in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The Charter is a collection of contributions from women and women-centred...

Court ruling a victory but justice is still elusive for survivors...

Eight women and men took on the law so a businessman accused of sexually abusing them decades ago could be brought to book. He...

People are raising funds for the mother who stabbed her daughter’s...

A crowdfunding initiative has been set up to raise funds for a woman who was arrested after she stabbed three men who were allegedly...

What the Malema ‘nutcracker moment’ at SONA says about sexual violence...

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Another South African woman falls victim to intimate partner violence

South Africans were outraged on Thursday as reports spread online that a woman had been murdered by her boyfriend and her body burned. The...

‘Progressive’ Legislation And Lived Realities Of Queer People: Contradictions And Concerns

While May 17 marked the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and June is Pride month, queer activists around the country are calling...

Police unveil new ‘victim sensitive’ case procedures

Days after a deputy minister bashed a woman in a club, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula issued a six-point plan to fight sexual and domestic...

Nigeria’s police: few promises of reform have been kept a year...

Police brutality is not unique to Nigeria. The menace is almost universal. It is the level of...

A new report says the Kenyan government is failing victims of...

The 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya left hundreds of people scarred and years later, the government has done very little to assist those affected....

Students around the country demonstrate for women’s safety

In the wake of the abductions and murders of women being highlighted in media in recent weeks, university students took it upon themselves to...
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