South Africa is on its way to being a pathfinder country in the realm of preventing violence towards children – but more can and needs to be done.
Is government committed to fighting for or against women? A mistake in a press release for 16 days of activism is revealing, writes Verashni Pillay.
A restructured Cabinet is on the cards, with a new information ministry to clean up Jacob Zuma's image and Baleka Mbete as second deputy president.
The proposed equality legislation just duplicates functions from other laws, and offers nothing new, writes Lisa Vetten.
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.