Gender

Rape Crisis picket at Khayelitsha court

Protesters demand proper facilities for sexual offences court

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News | 10 December 2020

New domestic violence helpline gets more than 200 calls in four days

The helpline is serviced by experienced social workers who will give advice and help victims of gender-based violence

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Brief | 7 December 2020

Constitutional Court victory for domestic workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994

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Law | 19 November 2020

Motorcade through Cape Town to highlight gender-based violence

Police accompany Ilitha Labantu campaign

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News | 13 November 2020

Women and children hit by refugee office closure, court hears

Sonke Gender Justice is seeking to join as a friend of the court in Scalabrini versus Minister of Home Affairs case

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Brief | 12 November 2020

Farm workers march for land

Government has committed to land redistribution in all provinces except Gauteng and Western Cape

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News | 16 October 2020

Level one lockdown disappoints sex workers

Accusations of police and criminal harassment, but police give a different story

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News | 5 October 2020

Councillor accused of demanding sex for job

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

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News | 8 September 2020

Online petition on evicting domestic abusers got court ruling wrong

Judges emphasise that procedural fairness must be upheld

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Law | 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

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News | 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

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News | 5 August 2020

Protesters demand rape suspect be detained

Accused handed over to police by his parents

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Brief | 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

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News | 2 July 2020

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

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament

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News | 30 June 2020

Women in danger let down by courts

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

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News | 26 June 2020

Stun grenades thrown at Parliament protesters

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

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Brief | 24 June 2020