Sexual Violence

#EECoverUp: Zackie Achmat Is Taking M&G To Press Ombudsman

Prominent activist Zackie Achmat said on Wednesday that he will be filing a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the press ombudsman for...

Slain Zolile Khumalo’s Family Verbally Assaulted Outside Court As Her Alleged...

Slain student Zolile Khumalo's family is concerned about their safety after a man believed to be her killer Thabani Mzolo's relative allegedly insulted them...

BDS-SA’s Muhammed Desai Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment allegations leveled against Muhammad Desai. Muhammed Desai, director of the Palestinian lobby group, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

How The Nation Is Mourning The Scourge Of Gender-based Violence In...

As the nation continues to mourn the status of women in South Africa, many have taken to the streets. Monday’s news that...

Start Letting Us Talk: Walking In Protest Against Campus Rape Culture

"Show me rape-culture" - this is one of thousands of comments we have heard from students on campus. These comments are quite disheartening when...

Six SA organisations fighting gender-based violence

Gender-based violence is a mammoth problem in South Africa, but there are small organisations all around South Africa working tirelessly to tackle it. At...

Nine ways women can protect themselves from trashy men

Being a woman today is fraught with danger. Rape culture, misogyny, sexism, and the perceived ownership over women's bodies are everywhere. The Daily Vox...

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

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The Daily Vox joins Izwi Lami anti-rape campaign

An anti-rape campaign by Health-e News invites rape survivors to share their stories, contact counselling services and campaign for packages of care. Before rape becomes...

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...

Woman As Citizen – (As Forgotten)

COMMENT In the wake of gender-based violence, a number of men in the Republic have taken to social media...

Gender Summit To Hold Government Accountable For Gender-Based Violence Failures

On August 1, thousands of womxn* marched in South Africa, under the banner of The Total Shutdown Movement. They demanded that the government take...

Police and higher education ministries hold campus safety summit at UWC

The first School and Campus Safety Summit held at the University of the Western Cape discussed campus crime as well as security issues arising...

Oxfam’s Admission of Sexual Abuse In Haiti Points To Deeply Entrenched...

The international NGO sector is a multibillion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens...

South Africa’s #MeToo gap: No accountability for high-profile men

The #MeToo movement began on our timelines - then became tangible as scores of high-profile American men are being ousted and fired for their...

We can only end gender violence if we stop making excuses...

If we are to end violence against womyn* and children, we need to stop making excuses for men, writes GULSHAN KHAN. It was during the...

Ukuthwala: the sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa

“Back home in the Eastern Cape, ukuthwala is normal and has always been, so long as one has the means to pay lobola and...

Less judgement, more action is needed on female genital mutilation

Despite the dangers and growing opposition to the practice, female genital mutilation (FGM) persists across the world. According to the World Health Organisation, over...

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

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

#100MenMarch: Not Nearly Enough

Large crowds of men scare me. I just don't feel safe around men - particularly unfamiliar men. It's in large crowds of men that...
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