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JUSTICE

NPA advocate makes an announcement

The national director of public prosecution advocate Shamila Batohi, during a media briefing on Monday morning said Gender Based Violence (GBV) and corruption are among key priorities for the NPA. "We really need an all society approach so that we deal with why these cases that are being committed".

  21 hours ago ago
NPA advocate makes an announcement

OTHERS

Elsies River leaders call for peace following shooting of three youngsters

The Elsies River community police forum (CPF), in collaboration with religious leaders, is asking for peace and an end to violence in the area's continuing gang warfare. Three teenagers, ages 15 to 17, were shot and wounded on their way to school in Avonwood on Friday morning. Due to continuous gang violence and virtually daily gunshots in De Range, classes at the Inspire Youth Academy have been stopped. "The Elsies River CPF is pleading with all warring groups to announce a truce for the upcoming Holidays,"

  2 days ago ago
Elsies River leaders call for peace following shooting of three youngsters

SOCIETY

South Africa: My neighbour wanted to rape me

No day goes by that we don't hear from the media about more cases of violence and abuse against women and children in South Africa. While the hole world is fighting a serious pandemic; Covid-19, South African women and children also have to fight for survival everyday of their lives.

  5 days ago ago
South Africa: My neighbour wanted to rape me

OTHERS

VIDEO : Tendai´s story will leave you in tears. Here is what she and her children went through

Below is a link to a video in which Tendai Sam suffered abuse at the hand of her husband and father of her children. The abuse started when she was only three months pregnant with her first child. The abuse would also be experienced by the child when she was 8 years old.

  9 days ago ago
VIDEO : Tendai´s story will leave you in tears. Here is what she and her children went through

ENTERTAINMENT

AmaZulu King Explains How Zulu Culture Respects & Value Women And Children In The Midst Of GBV Era

King Misizulu said Gender-Based Violence is a generational curse that must end now. The Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini delivered a speech at the Eyerus function and called the ongoing Gender-based violence a generational cure that needs to be broken. He was speaking at a launch of a gender-based violence App Eyerus, which is looking at helping victims of violence secretly record when they are exposed to dangerous situations.

  4 days ago ago
AmaZulu King Explains How Zulu Culture Respects & Value Women And Children In The Midst Of GBV Era

SOCIETY

Three pupils shot on their way to school. See details

Picture: Henk Kruger African News Agency (ANA) The Elsies River Community Police Forum (CPF), in collaboration with religious leaders, is calling for peace and an end to hostilities in the area's ongoing gang wars. Three teenagers, ages 15 to 17, were shot and injured on their way to school in Avonwood on Friday morning.

  2 days ago ago
Three pupils shot on their way to school. See details

SOCIETY

Meet Sergeant Matjeka, the cop who has dedicated his career to ending GBV

Sergeant Matjeka, the cop who has dedicated his career to ending GBV Growing up in rural Moletjie in Limpopo, Ishmael Matjeka witnessed the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) through his childhood. Even as a young boy he decided to dedicate his life to protecting vulnerable women and children.

  7 days ago ago
Meet Sergeant Matjeka, the cop who has dedicated his career to ending GBV

SOCIETY

Gauteng Parents Are Warned To Protect Their Children From This And Always Be On The Lookout

South Africa, just like any other country, has its own problems, but it seems to be one of the countries that experiences these kinds of problems in the worst way. Currently, gender-based violence and crime are on the rise in South Africa, making it one of the countries where women and children are the most unsafe, even safer than the wars that go on in other countries like Iraq.

  13 days ago ago
Gauteng Parents Are Warned To Protect Their Children From This And Always Be On The Lookout

JUSTICE

Man beaten to pulp by women, will he get justice or it is the world of woman? Opinion

https://www.facebook.com/150154425045764/posts/4832643613463465/ I don't know whether people understand that gender based violence it is not gender based, it is a spirit on humanity. It is not women that are victims, it is not men that are victims, it is not children that are victims, but it is humans.

  6 days ago ago
Man beaten to pulp by women, will he get justice or it is the world of woman? Opinion

SOCIETY

Man Kills Pregnant Lover Because " He Doesn't Want More Children "

Source: https://taxitimes.net/top-story/i-dont-want-any-more-kids-says-man-as-he-kills-his-pregnant-girlfriend/ The harrowing experiences of Gender-Based Violence victims have left many people doubting the South African judiciary system as many women have died at the hands of their lovers who ended up getting a lighter sentence which they did not deserve. The police capacity to combat, investigate and prosecute the crime committed is directly linked to the rise in the scourge of Gender-Based Violence.

  10 days ago ago
Man Kills Pregnant Lover Because

SOCIETY

9500 women raped,13 000 assaulted in SA in a 3-month period

Durban: Following the recent release of SAPS crime figures, campaigners claim that crimes against women and children are on the rise. Between July and September 2021, about 9 500 women were raped, while 13 000 cases of violence on women were registered. The figures were revealed just days before South Africa marks the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which takes place from November 25 to December 10.

  8 days ago ago
9500 women raped,13 000 assaulted in SA in a 3-month period

SOCIETY

In Site B, a motorcade was held to combat gender-based violence.

In order to reduce the rate of gender-based violence (GBV) in the community, Ilitha Labantu, in collaboration with the Site B community police forum (CPF) and police, held the "Uthuleleni" motorcade today for the 2021 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Child Abuse campaign.

  6 days ago ago
In Site B, a motorcade was held to combat gender-based violence.

SOCIETY

Over 9 500 women were raped between July and September 2021 in South Africa: SAPS crime statistics

Given the recent release of SAPS crime statistics, activists claim that crimes against women and children are on the rise. Between July and September 2021, about 9 500 women were raped, while 13 000 cases of assault on women were registered. The figures were released just days before South Africa marks the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which takes place from November 25 to December 10.

  8 days ago ago
Over 9 500 women were raped between July and September 2021 in South Africa: SAPS crime statistics

JUSTICE

The Disturbing Facts About Rape in South Africa

The rate of sexual violence inSouth Africa is shocking and it is amongst the highest in the World. We will break down the types of rape actually happening in SouthAfrica. Men dominate as perpetrators compared to women. Corrective Rape Photo Credit: Facebook Lesbians and gay people in certain parts of South Africa are living under a dark cloud of a never-ending threat of being raped.

  17 days ago ago
The Disturbing Facts About Rape in South Africa

SOCIETY

The Boity Thulo Foundation has been established to assist GBV survivors.

This week, Boity Thulo announced that her foundation would be shifting its focus to gender-based violence (GBV). Thulo confirmed to IOL Entertainment that her foundation will provide shelter and much-needed support to victims and survivors of gender-based violence in her hometown of Potchefstroom. The Boity Thulo Foundation was established in May 2020 to provide financial assistance to women and children impacted by the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  5 days ago ago
The Boity Thulo Foundation has been established to assist GBV survivors.

SOCIETY

President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the disturbing crime statistics released by Bheki Cele

https://twitter.com/cyrilramaphosa/status/1462669294853099522?s=21 The Minister of South African Police Services (SAPS) , Bheki Cele , released the latest crime statistics last week. The crime statistics of SAPS showed a huge increase in rapes, domestic violence and most worryingly the child murderers . President Cyril Ramaphosa today in his weekly letter said these statistics were shameful .”We are in the grip of a relentless war being waged on the bodies of women and children that, despite our best efforts, shows no signs of abating” Ramaphosa said .

  15 days ago ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the disturbing crime statistics released by Bheki Cele

POLITICS

Child activist urges sex offender Jeffrey Donson to step down and hand over as mayor

Multiple activists have referred to Kannaland mayor Jeffrey Donson to step down due to his rape conviction. Organizations spoke to Independent Media to weigh in on their perspectives of his re-election following the November 1 nearby authorities election Donson – a member of the Independent Civic Organisation of SA (Icosa) political party – is predicted to make a statement on his political destiny on Monday.

  15 days ago ago
Child activist urges sex offender Jeffrey Donson to step down and hand over as mayor

SOCIETY

President Ramaphosa calls on men to be on the forefront in the fight against GBV

https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/ramaphosa-calls-on-men-to-do-more-to-prevent-gender-based-violence-following-staggering-rape-stats-20211122 President Cyril Ramaphosa encouraged men to speak out and do more to prevent gender-based violence. He said the country lacked violence against women and children. This happens after the latest quarterly crime statistics reveal a shocking number of rapes. President Cyril Ramaphosa says men must speak up and take action against gender-based violence (GBV).

  15 days ago ago
President Ramaphosa calls on men to be on the forefront in the fight against GBV

SOCIETY

RAMAPHOSA: SA men need to play greater role in preventing GBV

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT. Dear South African Colleague, If a country's character can be assessed by how it treats women and children, we fall far short. The newest crime figures provided by the South African Police Service (SAPS) reveal a rise in rapes, domestic violence, and, perhaps most concerningly, child killings, only a week before the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children.

  15 days ago ago
RAMAPHOSA: SA men need to play greater role in preventing GBV

POLITICS

Appointee Minister Mkhize Dies

The Deputy Minister for Women, Youth, and People with Disabilities in the Presidency, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, has died at 69 years old years. The reason for her demise is at this stage still muddled. While the South African Broadcasting Corporation is giving an account of her passing as of now, the public authority is yet to give an authority explanation with more subtleties on the conditions encompassing her demise.

  2 months ago ago
Appointee Minister Mkhize Dies