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10 000 rapes in three months “deeply disturbing” – Police Minister...

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Police Minister Bheki Cele says the rape of 10 000 people in three months in South Africa is a “deeply disturbing disgrace”. This comes as the...

SA records over 100 000 GBV cases during lockdown

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More than 120 000 cases of gender-based violence were recorded by the government-run Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Command Centre in the first three weeks of...

National Council of Provinces approves gender-based violence bills

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The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed gender-based violence (GBV) bills during its virtual sitting on Wednesday. The three bills - namely the Criminal...

Cabinet raises concern over GBVF incidents

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Gender Based Violence and Femicide is one of the biggest challenges currently facing the country, Cabinet said on Thursday. This is according to Minister in...

SA acts to quell GBV on campus

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South Africa has taken a significant step towards curbing gender-based violence at institutions of higher learning. Higher Health South Africa on Friday released a set...

Government calls for joint action to curb GBV, femicide

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Government has strongly condemned gender-based violence and femicide following the brutal killing of three women in the Eastern Cape, North West and the Western...

Government provides shelter for GBV victims

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In an effort to respond to Gender Based Violence (GBV), the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) has so far made 12 properties...

National Assembly approves GBV bills

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The National Assembly has passed gender-based violence (GBV) bills that will change the landscape in terms of how government departments, law enforcement and the...

Cele slams sexual crimes as “simply shameful”

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The scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) against women and children has once again reared its ugly head in the country’s 2020/21 fourth quarter crime...

Interventions to tackle GBV-related DNA cases at laboratories

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has set in motion interventions to reduce the number of DNA cases at forensic laboratories, as part of efforts...

President to launch GBV private sector Response Fund

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to launch a private sector-led multi-sectoral Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) Response Fund aimed at supporting implementation of the...

SA records fewer GBV cases between July and September

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While there has been a drop in the number of sexual offences reported, the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) continues to haunt...

Plan to have GBV one-stop centres in all hotspots

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is working towards ensuring that there is a model, gender-based violence one-stop centre in all areas that have been...

Praise for Limpopo learner who invented anti-GBV tool

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Limpopo Education MEC Polly Boshielo has commended a learner who has invented a device to help curb human trafficking and gender-based violence (GBV). Bohlale Mphahlele,...

Government tightens law to curb GBV

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The South African government and its partners will make good on its promise to protect the country’s women and children against gender-based violence, President...

ISS: Domestic violence during COVID-19: are we asking the right questions?

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The number of domestic violence cases reported to the South African police between March and April dropped by 69.4%. This figure makes it tempting...

ISS: Gender-based violence during lockdown – looking for answers

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The COVID-19 crisis and social distancing measures have caused deep concerns about their impact on women in abusive relationships. Numerous articles in the South...

South Africa should invest in public toilets to combat sexual assault:...

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Investing in public toilets could reduce the number of sexual assaults in South African townships by almost a third and lower the...

ISS: Preventing violence against women – all talk and no action

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Two years ago, in his 2013 State of the Nation Address (SONA), South Africa's President Jacob Zuma emphasised the need to improve...

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