“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv
Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.
South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their
There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral
In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid
The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu
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
In Namibia, gender-based violence (GBV) has traditionally been regarded as a private matter and shrouded in a culture
The gendered status of the HIV and AIDS pandemic is obvious when we look at countless statistics showing that more wo
Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.
This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review
The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad
The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women
Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are
Almost a year ago Change.org bloggers Alex DiBranco and Mike Jones started covering the South African phenomenon of &
The long-awaited report on the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act, tabled in Parliament last week, has shown t