Emotional violence

Mauritius: Unlucky since birth

When my mother was pregnant with me my father had a mistress and was beating my mother a lot. I do not know my mother. She had a miscarriage and died but I was alive. My father did not care for me. My grandmother looked after me until I was seven months old. She then […]

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

By Kubi Rama Johannesburg, 12 September: Over the last while I, like many South Africans, have been reeling under the deluge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) everywhere in our country. A gender activist for over 25 years, I did not know what to say or do. I vacillated between anger, powerlessness, fear, grief and then finally […]

Lesotho:*Mabota Koloi*

She remembered her first interaction  with Gender Links (GL) back in  2015 and they were told to  write their “I” stories, even though she was scared she was looking forward to write her story as she had so much to write because she has been through a lot . Through the training the participants were […]

MZANZI MAGIC- Isibaya 28/12/2018

Name of monitor: Sandiswa Manana Name of television station: Mzansi Magic Name of Programme: Isibaya Date of broadcast: 28 Dec 2018 Time: 20:30-21:00 Genre: Drama Theme: Social, GBV, Love and Hatred GBV focus explicit or implicit? Explicit GEM Classification: Gender Aware Link: https://youtu.be/bGBH4jaHvl Description of the Scene: In this scene a rapist is confronted about […]

SABC 3: Police arrest serial killer and rapist – 14/01/2019

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 14/01/2019 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Story number: 3 Theme: GBV Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-a14k3ziEw   Description Police believe they have arrested the serial killer and rapist who […]

ETV: Rhythm City Ep 2992 – 25/12/2018

Name of monitor: Mauwane Raophala Name of Television station: Etv Name of programme: Rhythm City Date of broadcast: Episode 2992, 25 December 2018 Time: 19h00 – 19h30 Genre: Drama series Theme: GBV / Domestic Violence GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Provide a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHTDbSK3BpI&t=106s If no link provide the artefact upload on dropbox     Brief description of […]

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 04/12/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware but neglects issues of GBV against LGBTQ community Story number: 3 Theme: GBV and Gender Equality Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATnR74sDz0 Headline 16 […]

Etv: Rhythm City Ep 2976 – 03/12/2018

Name of monitor: Mauwane Raophala Name of Television station: Etv Name of programme: Rhythm City Date of broadcast: Episode 2976, 03 December 2018 Time: 19h00 – 19h30 Genre:Drama Series                                                     […]

SABC 3: Three accused of raping a 12 year old girl- 27/11/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 27/11/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Story number: 4 Theme: GBV, Rape Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j3hSj6euCw Headline Three accused of raping a 12 year old girl. Description Three […]

Swaziland: GBV fuelling depression amongst women

Swaziland: GBV fuelling depression amongst women

By Bongiwe Zwane Mbabane, 27 November: ‘Oh my God! He did that to you? Why didn’t you just leave?’ That is the question that everyone asks. I don’t think you can really know until you are in that person’s shoes. I felt I couldn’t leave because I was in love. For the first time, I […]