Violence

Child abuse: has the early warning system broken down?

Children are dying because of failure to identify abuse, overworked social workers and too much red tape

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Feature | 2 June 2022

Woman can name her alleged rapist, court rules

June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her

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Law | 3 September 2021

Dozens picket outside Parliament against gender-based violence

Concern over loss of momentum since massive protests following Uyinene Mrwetyana’s murder

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Video | 25 April 2021

Call for sex offender list to be made public

Protest against gender-based violence in Cape Town

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News | 28 November 2020

Hundreds protest against farm murders

Call for state to assist with security

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Brief | 18 July 2020

No justice for Khayelitsha woman, raped while taking a nap

Activists say they were horrified to see accused walking around the court’s waiting area

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News | 9 December 2019

Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts

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Brief | 19 November 2019

Learners march through Cape Town, demanding safer schools

Call for Western Cape Education Department to create safety committees

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News | 26 October 2019

Good and bad ideas for reducing violence in South Africa

We were making progress until 2011. So what happened?

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GroundView | 26 September 2019

Elsies River residents march against violence after spike in murders

“We’ve had enough killing, we’ve had enough violence, we’ve had enough murders”

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Brief | 25 September 2019

Children protest against gang violence after learners killed in Elsie’s River

“We are fed up! Enough is enough!”

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News | 20 September 2019

CPUT students vow to continue shut down

“How can a protest allegedly in support of gender-based violence leave more casualties in its wake?” asks vice-chancellor

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Brief | 13 September 2019

Call for more churches to become places of refuge

Methodists hold silent protest against gender based violence

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Brief | 13 September 2019

“I was raped by someone who belonged to my church at the age of 15”

Athlone residents speak out against violence against women

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Brief | 6 September 2019