Two cases of sexual assault involving three EFFSC leaders at UWC provoked students to march against gender-based violence on campus.
By Stats SA estimates, 1 in 5 children are victims of sexual violence while the Western Cape education department says there have only been five reported cases at schools in the province so far this year.
A report by the CSVR paints a picture of how violent masculine cultures are behind Lusikisiki’s country-leading statistics on gender-based violence.
The Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation, the University of Cape Town (UCT), and civil society organisations marched from Uyinene’s former residence, to the Clareinch Post Office where she was brutally murdered in 2019.
The local councillor says that there have been too many reported cases of rape in Taiwan informal settlement this year for men not to make a stand for the security of women in their community.
LGBTQI+ workers still face discrimination and harassment in the workplace, exclusion from the labour market, poor working conditions and lower wages, while homophobia limits the inclusion and participation of LGBTQI+ workers within the trade union movement itself.
Sex workers remain vulnerable to abuse and when police are so often the perpetrators, they have little to no protection from the law.
Despite strides being made on the science front when it comes to the treatment of HIV, activists say stigma remains a big problem in communities.
Imbizo ya Madoda saw men living in and around Khayelitsha participating in a long overdue and crucial conversation around GBV.
Bheki Cele urged tavern owners to teach patrons how to drink.
Women in mining-affected communities say they bear the brunt of mining activities.