GENDER

Councillor accused of demanding sex for job

150 residents protest in small Eastern Cape town to demand he be removed

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 8 September 2020

Online petition on evicting domestic abusers got court ruling wrong

Judges emphasise that procedural fairness must be upheld

By Tania Broughton - 4 September 2020

Make Women’s Day matter by funding a shelter, urges Philisa Abafazi Bethu

Cape Town organisation hopes to open a second safe house

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 9 August 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

By Marecia Damons - 5 August 2020

Protesters demand rape suspect be detained

Accused handed over to police by his parents

By Buziwe Nocuze - 20 July 2020

Protesters against gender-based violence complain of being manhandled by police

Arrested demonstrators were crammed into vans and kept together in a cell for breaking Covid-19 regulations

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 July 2020

“GBV is a pandemic. Do something about it!”

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament

By Ashraf Hendricks - 30 June 2020

Women in danger let down by courts

High Court takes five days to issue a protection order against domestic violence

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 June 2020

Stun grenades thrown at Parliament protesters

March against gender-based violence marred by group of drunk men

By James Stent - 24 June 2020

Mothers say they are not receiving child maintenance payments during lockdown

New payment system at Department of Justice is blamed by protesters

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 June 2020

Court victory for “invisible, undocumented children”

Fathers to be able to register the births of their children without the mother being present or giving consent

By Tania Broughton - 20 May 2020
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Covid-19 and women: This is what government needs to do

National response needs to be gender sensitive and pro-poor

By Sonia Phalatse - 7 April 2020
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Woman raped in public library organises protest to demand better security

About 50 learners from various high schools protested outside Uitenhage Public Library

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 6 March 2020
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Report finds shocking violence against sex workers

101 female sex workers, some of them transwomen, died in the 2018/19 year. Half of them were murdered, says SWEAT report

By Ashraf Hendricks - 6 March 2020
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Budget Day marked by protests and marches

Issues included unemployment, climate change and gender rights

By Ashraf Hendricks, Tariro Washinyira and Vincent Lali - 26 February 2020
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Murder of lesbian prompts Mpumalanga march against violence

800 people march after Portia Mtsweni killed in Tweefontein

By Nompumelelo Mahlangu - 6 January 2020