gender based violence

The village where men are banned

Julie Bindel

Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.


Underground railroad carries women and children

Fatima Shabodien

A network of strangers supports those trying to escape gender-based violence


Babes Wodumo finally takes on Mampintsha — and why many others won’t

Aaisha Dadi Patel

Babes Wodumo has opened a case of assault against Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo


The shame of Room 80: We must act

Angelo Fick

Violence and abuse, particularly of women, needs to go beyond expecting the state to end it


The danger of abuser confessions

Zukiswa Wanner

Done badly, abuser's confessions can trigger a lot of pain for anyone who has lived through gender-based violence.