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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...