Why does HIV kill more men than women?

Dean Peacock, Jonathan Hopkins

In 2016, 60% of women of 15 years or older living with HIV were on treatment. Less than half their male peers could say the same.


Court case could force gold industry to pay out miners' daughters and wives

Thabang Pooe, Dean Peacock

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.


Gold industry's appeal in miners' silicosis class action is shameful

Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.


HIV treatment: Where are the men?

Dean Peacock

Our failure to adequately engage men with health services reduces the effectiveness of the many impressive, new HIV prevention breakthroughs.


Comment: This Valentine's Day don't ignore the screams next door

All sectors in society need to act to stop gender based violence say Sonke Gender Justice as they remember Reeva Steenkamp and Anene Booysen.


Comment: Rape, murder and indifference

The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.