gender-based violence

Women want action, not words

Zukiswa Wanner

As we reflect on that day, let us yet again question our governments about the well-meaning documents they sign to protect us but do not act on.


Three countries. Three heartbreaks. One week

Zukiswa Wanner

To be a woman in Kenya, South Africa or Zimbabwe means to be in perpetual fear of some form of abuse at the hands of men


Police care more about protest action than they do about violence against women

Palesa Madi

Judging from the police’s conduct, buildings are more valuable than the bodies of women


Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana resigns

Kaveel Singh

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday said that he had accepted the resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana.


'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'

Mia Malan

In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.