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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...

President Ramaphosa orders men to stop the abuse

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has read the riot act to abusive South African men, who harm women and children, saying the barbaric attacks need to...

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...

Minister reveals plan to fight GBV

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Police Minister Bheki Cele says plans to increase Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Units are underway as police announced an increase in...

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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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...