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  1. SOUTH AFRICA: Government Must Reinstate Special Rape Courts

    Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 160
  2. ZIMBABWE: Healing the Wounds of Gender Based Violence

    A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 159
  3. NAMIBIA: Violence Against Women Triggers Protest

    Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 096
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  5. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  6. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  7. Zimbabwe: Criminalize Political Violence against Women, RAU

    The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv

    Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 156
  8. INTERNATIONAL: No Peace Until Women Are Respected

    Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 201
  9. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Prompts World to do More for Abused Women

    South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 983
  10. ZIMBABWE: Govt Must Get Serious About Prosecuting Rapists – Doctors

    There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 962
  11. SOUTHERN AFRICA: UN Backs Effots Against Gender-Based Violence in Southern Africa

    In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 955
  12. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  13. ZIMBABWE: Investigate Rape Crimes: Civic Groups

    As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 832
  14. ZIMBABWE: Statement on Politically Motivated Rape in Zimbabwe

    The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 799
  15. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  16. NAMIBIA: GBV Remains Under-Reported

    In Namibia, gender-based violence (GBV) has traditionally been regarded as a private matter and shrouded in a culture

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 728
  17. MALAWI: Get Legislation Into the Hands of Those Who Need It

    The gendered status of the HIV and AIDS pandemic is obvious when we look at countless statistics showing that more wo

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 726
  18. ZIMBABWE: Gender-Based Violence: 'Zimbabwe Police Officers Forget Themselves'

    Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 720
  19. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 666
  20. SOUTH AFRICA: Abused Women Need More Protection

    The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 637
  21. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
  22. AFRICA: USAID Gives U.S.$731,000 for Health in Eastern, Southern Africa

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 633
  23. SOUTH AFRICA: We Have a Major Problem in South Africa

    The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 613
  24. ZIMBABWE: Soldiers Involved in Rape and Other Sexual Violence on Farms

    Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 516
  25. Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation

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  26. CAMPAIGN: Breakthrough! Anti-Rape Campaign Enters the National Conversation in South Africa

    Almost a year ago bloggers Alex DiBranco and Mike Jones started covering the South African phenomenon of &

    Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 880
  27. SOUTH AFRICA: Women's Day - Justice Department Continues to Fail Survivors of Sexual Violence

    The long-awaited report on the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act, tabled in Parliament last week, has shown t

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 447