A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.
Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.
Our failure to adequately engage men with health services reduces the effectiveness of the many impressive, new HIV prevention breakthroughs.
All sectors in society need to act to stop gender based violence say Sonke Gender Justice as they remember Reeva Steenkamp and Anene Booysen.
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.
Court case could force gold industry to pay out miners' daughters and wives
Gold industry's appeal in miners' silicosis class action is shameful
HIV treatment: Where are the men?
Comment: This Valentine's Day don't ignore the screams next door
Comment: Rape, murder and indifference
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.