Campaign launched to remove guns from violent domestic partners

The ‘Removing the Trigger’ Campaign was launched at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children on Wednesday.


Brief | 15 February 2024

Male murder rate is a national health priority, say researchers

Medical Research Council study has looked at why 87% of people murdered in South Africa are men


News | 8 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

Protests in Cape Town in solidarity with Palestinians

Dean of St Georges Cathedral calls for peace vigil


News | 11 October 2023

Five trucks torched in Gqeberha protests over the past month

Protesters demanding electricity and water stone and burn trucks, but municipality say the torchings are purely criminal


News | 21 July 2023

An officer shot a homeless man. Two very different versions of what happened are being argued in court

Dumisani Joxo was shot “without warning”, witness tells the court


News | 28 June 2023

How bad is South Africa’s murder rate?

And has the Western Cape turned the corner?

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News | 2 June 2023

Babita Deokaran’s family demands justice for slain public servant

Memorial service held for whistleblower, murdered for exposing corruption in the health system


News | 24 August 2022

Cato Manor leader gunned down

Member of housing movement Abahlali believe Lindokuhle Mnguni was murdered because of his political activism


Brief | 21 August 2022

Child abuse: has the early warning system broken down?

Children are dying because of failure to identify abuse, overworked social workers and too much red tape


Feature | 2 June 2022

Woman can name her alleged rapist, court rules

June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her


Law | 3 September 2021

Dozens picket outside Parliament against gender-based violence

Concern over loss of momentum since massive protests following Uyinene Mrwetyana’s murder


Video | 25 April 2021

Call for sex offender list to be made public

Protest against gender-based violence in Cape Town


News | 28 November 2020

Hundreds protest against farm murders

Call for state to assist with security


Brief | 18 July 2020

No justice for Khayelitsha woman, raped while taking a nap

Activists say they were horrified to see accused walking around the court’s waiting area


News | 9 December 2019