Gender Violence

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

On the 02nd of September, South Africans woke up to the dreadful news that the missing University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana’s lifeless body was found in Lingelethu West township.  Her death brought back the spotlight on issues of gender-based violence and femicide that have gained prominence in South Africa. Based on media […]

SABC 2: Pitch black afro 15/01//2019

SA rapper Pitch Black Afro’s murder case postponed.

South Africa: Women’s Day 2018

South Africa: Women’s Day 2018

Dear Mambo, One day you will be a woman. The thought excites and scares me at the exact same time. I am going to try and explain this to you in a way that does not scare you more than excite you, even though I have learnt to be excited through some goosebumps in my […]

August 9, 2018 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: Gender Violence

SA: Speak up against sexual harassment in the workplace

SA: Speak up against sexual harassment in the workplace

by Sandiswa Manana Johannesburg, 16 July: Sexual harassment is an undesirable sexual behaviour, which happens to make a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated. It can be physical, verbal or written. It is not a consensual interaction, flirtation or friendship. While recently attending a public conversation on the 10th of June hosted by Initiative for Strategic […]

July 16, 2018 Themes: Human Rights | Sexual violence Programs: Gender Violence

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

By Mauwane Raophala Johannesburg, 6 June 2018:The link between Gender Based violence (GBV) and HIV and AIDS remains one of the issues that are not given much attention in South Africa, even though it continues to increase women’s vulnerability to HIV by making it difficult to set the terms of equal relationship. Dr Aaron Motsoaledi […]

June 12, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Violence | HIV/AIDS

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Man arrested for murder of his granny _ Botswana guardian

Man arrested for murder of his granny _ Botswana guardian

Teen applies for bail in Joza girl’s murder_The New Age_20 February 2017

A summary of the combating of rape Act

A new law on rape called the combating of rape Act came on force in Namibia in June 2000. This law is one of the most progressive laws on rape in the world.

Women and girls empowerment-Projcet- WOGE (2012-2015): Final report

The goal of the WOGE project was to contribute to poverty reduction by strengthening women’s and girls voices for economic self reliance in the East Africa region particularly in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethopia. The project had these four outcomes: Women and girls develop the knowledge and skills to ably influence decisions on their economic […]