Shocking details of gender-based violence and Femicide (GBVF) have emerged at a gathering aimed at reducing gender based violence.
South African women need to be empowered and taught that it is okay to say NO when they do not want to engage in any sexual activity, that’s the predominant message highlighted in the SABC “No Means No” campaign.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says he will not tolerate femicide and abuse of women, even in the police force.
Azapo’s two day congress will be held under the theme, Land, Liberation and Dignity, with a focus on topics such as femicide and HIV/AIDS.
Femicide, domestic violence, sexual harassment and the sexual assault of both women and children are just some of the crimes that came under the spotlight at the inaugural Gender Summit taking place in George in the Southern Cape.
Free State provincial ANC women’s league chairperson Olly Mlamleli calls for a state of emergency and the return of the death penalty.
The man accused of shooting and killing a Vaal student last year has been found guilty of premeditated murder in the high court in Johannesburg sitting at the Palm Ridge court on Gauteng’s Eastrand.
The High Court will on Monday hand down judgment in the Vaal femicide case. 29-year old Lebohang Mofokeng is on trial for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Michael Masutha, says much needs to be done to improve the performance and efficiency of the justice system when dealing with gender-based violence.