Sexual Violence

What Have Women Benefited In The Past 25 years Of Democracy?

SPONSORED COMMENT On May 2, 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa should have signed the national strategic plan against gender based...

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

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

#WitsAmINext: Wits Community Demands Safety For Female Students

Clad in black and purple, students and staff at Wits University joined the country in speaking up about gender-based violence (GBV) and...

Soccer’s #MeToo Moment Is Overdue

OPINION In less than a year, two high profile football players - Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr - ...

#RealMonstersOfSA Campaign Used Halloween To Raise GBV Awareness

Over the Halloween weekend in South Africa, a campaign was launched to raise awareness about gender-based violence (GBV). Two organisations came together...

“Excluding Rape From Common Purpose Would Be Irrational,” ConCourt Hears

UPDATE: During the December 11 handing down of judgement, the Constitutional Court ruled that the doctrine of common purpose applies...

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...

Womxn are not safe, even in activist spaces

Recent revelations of alleged sexual misconduct at civil organisation Equal Education (EE) by three senior male staff members remind us that organisations and movements...

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

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

#SandtonShutdown: Civil Society Pleads For Big Business To Intervene In The...

In the early hours of the morning, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in Sandton. The...

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

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

Rhodes University Students Mourn The Death Of Khensani Maseko

Students at Rhodes University are mourning the death of third year law student, Khensani Maseko. Maseko was allegedly raped by her then-boyfriend in May...

Poem: The Night Visitor

Poem by PRYZ da poet He came in the middle of the night and whispered in the ears of...

National Shutdown Planned Against Gender-Based Violence

An organisation of feminist and gender activists is calling for a Total Shutdown and Intersectional Women's March Against Gender-based Violence on August 1. It...

Mampintsha And Babes Back In Court

Last week, a video showing musician Mampintsha allegedly assaulting Gqom Queen and his long-time partner Babes Wodumo emerged, an incident which landed Mampintsha in...

Six reasons why you shouldn’t bother watching Thirteen Reasons Why

At the end of March, Netflix released the series adaptation of the popular young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why to much enthusiasm. Even though...

Netflix’s You Season Two is a Must Watch

Does anything say the day after Christmas like getting inside the head of a self-obsessed stalker. Well if that’s the vibe you’re...
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No Record Of 30 Suicide Attempts At Rhodes, University Says

Rhodes University and its Student Representative Council (SRC) have refuted claims floating around on social media that 30 of its students have attempted suicide...

Minority Front: SA Must Have Separate Ministries For Minorities

"The day Indian minorities say they don't need the Minority Front (MF) to protect their rights and that they're comfortable in the new democracy...

Higher Education Minister Appoints Sexual Violence In Universities Task Team

Students have been consistently protesting the rampant sexual harassment and violence that takes place at institutions of higher learning. Hoping to address...
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