Khayelitsha women want to start a clothing factory

“We want others to see that as women, we can create our own opportunities and succeed,” says founder of sewing business


News | 3 July 2024

Hermanus magistrate messed up in domestic violence case, judges rule

The High Court set aside the conviction and sentence of a man accused of breaching a protection order


Law | 25 June 2024

President urged to make sanitary pads free

I_Menstruate Movement launches “period poverty” exhibition in Franschhoek


Brief | 24 June 2024

Stun grenades thrown at farm women outside Parliament

200 women were marching to call for a ban on pesticides


News | 4 June 2024

Public Protector releases damning report on the handling of gender-based violence complaints

Report says the departments of Justice, Police and Social Development are falling short


News | 4 June 2024

Sexual harassment in the courts is an open secret

But the Chief Justice has still not taken steps to deal with it

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Opinion | 8 April 2024

High Court finds appointment of Makhado Chief Financial Officer unlawful

Top-scoring candidate Godfrey Raliphada was overlooked by Makhado council

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Law | 12 February 2024

A woman was raped in 2010. It’s almost 2024 and her damages case is still in court

Andy Kawa is suing the police for millions of rands for negligence


News | 14 December 2023

Transgender woman who says she was raped in police custody has waited four years for justice

High Court judge critical of the Minister of Police’s “lackadaisical approach” to dealing with the matter


News | 5 December 2023

Hundreds of women farm workers march to Paarl police station

Among the demands is that police in the Cape Winelands be trained on how to properly handle GBV cases


Brief | 4 December 2023

Call for better funding for women’s shelters

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the private sector should fund and support shelters


News | 29 November 2023

Women farm workers demand meeting with Minister of Agriculture

Women on Farms Project marched to Parliament on Wednesday


News | 9 November 2023

Help free up government buildings for women’s shelters, MPs urged

Commission on Gender Equality report has harsh words for police


News | 8 November 2023

Khayelitsha Cookies prefers hiring people to using machines

From just two staff in 2005 to almost 80 women now, the hand baked cookie business has risen from humble beginnings


Photo Essay | 18 August 2023

No legal duty to disclose an extra-marital affair, says judge

Man loses bid to get back money he paid for a child who is not his


Law | 20 June 2023

Foundation honouring Uyinene Mrwetyana kicks off with programme for boys

The foundation’s aim is to foster responsible and compassionate young men through sports as a strategy to combat gender-based violence and femicide.


Brief | 15 June 2023