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".
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,"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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).
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.
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.