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Zimbabwe: Sex education policy sparks debate

Zimbabwe: Sex education policy sparks debate

By Gibson Mhaka Bulawayo, 19 June: A teenage girl from Bulawayo’s Mzilikazi suburb was in tears as she bravely narrated how she was drugged and gang raped at a Vuzu party held at a house in one of city’s leafy suburbs. The 17-year-old girl believes her drink was spiked when she left it with one […]

SABC 2 7de Laan 28/11/22018

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Mpho Pitsi Name of Television station: Channel where you are getting the scene SABC 2 Name of programme: Name of News programme 7 de Laan Date of broadcast: Date when the news item was broadcast 28 November 2018 Time: Time of broadcast 18h00 – 18h30 Genre: Type of programme Drama […]

SABC 2 seTSWANA NEWS 27/11/2018

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Your name Madikana Matjila Name of Television station: Channel where you are getting the story SABC 2 Name of programme: Name of News programme Setswana/Sepedi news Date of broadcast: Date when the news item was broadcast 27 November 2018 Story number in the bulletin 6 Time: Time of broadcast 20H00 […]

SABC 2 seTSWANA NEWS 10/12/2018

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Your name Madikana Matjila Name of Television station: Channel where you are getting the story SABC 2 Name of programme: Name of News programme Setswana/Sepedi news Date of broadcast: Date when the news item was broadcast 10 December 2018 Story number in the bulletin 9 Time: Time of broadcast 20H00 […]

SABC 2 VENDA NEWS 22/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: Venda news Date of broadcast: 22 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: IEC Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Link: Artefact Description: This shows historical footprints where women were written off or […]

SABC 2- VENDA NEWS 15/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: SABC 2 Name of programme: News (Venda) Date of broadcast: 15 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: Gender based violence Skills: Perspective, Portrayal and Sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link Artefact Description: The scene or story is […]

MZANZI MAGIC- Isibaya 14/01/2019

Name of monitor: Sandiswa Manana Name of television station: Mzansi Magic Name of Programme: Isibaya Date of broadcast: 6 June 2018, 14 Jan 2019, 15 Feb 2019 Time: 20:30-21:00 Genre: Drama Theme: Social, Relationships, Infidelity, Age, Power dynamics GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit GEM Classification: Subtle Stereotypes Link: https://youtu.be/cXB5B8Slivw 6 June 2018: https://twitter.com/isibayamzansi/status/1004356590538027008?lang=en 15 […]

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 1: Teenagers on a mission

  Brief Scene Description Teeneagers talking to the importance of formal education.

SABC 2: IEC allows prisoners to vote 22/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: Venda news Date of broadcast: 22 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: IEC Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Link: Artefact Description: This shows historical footprints where women were written off or […]

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

SA rapper Pitch Black Afro’s murder case postponed.

SABC 2: Banyana Banyana 15/01/2019

Promoting equality of voice across topics SABC 2 Tsonga/Venda News Banyana Banyana to play in Winnie Mandela and Albertina Sisulu Tournament. 15 Jan 2019