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We need an education system that will prove to be effective.
"We need to get to the man before he gets to the woman."
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"Government's response in preventing violations and responding effectively once violations have occured has been extremely pitiful."
He hasn't he been arrested?
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"If anyone is in doubt about why we still need Women’s Month in 2017, this is it."
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End patriarchy to end gender-based violence, says the deputy president.
One of the problems is how violence against women is reported, and there is also a visible absence of political will to fight these kinds of crimes.
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I quickly realised how very impressionable ladies sought love from a nefarious mob of cold-hearted, morally bankrupt ruffians who preyed on neediness.
The past week has been a real thriller rollercoaster ride that has left many of us confused by the leadership of uMama uSusan Shabangu.
The exclusivity of sexual offences courts will be retained and government has committed to 'full implementation' of services over time for survivors of sexual assault.
Activists are concerned that a proposed "hybrid" model for Sexual Offences Courts could hamper access to "survivor-centred justice".
Gender based violence against women is actually a men's issue, and I can't separate myself from that.
The #NotInMyName march in Pretoria is planned to "encourage men to rise up" and change "the psyche of masculinity", say organisers.
The #NotInMyName march in Pretoria is planned to raise awareness about the epidemic of gender-based violence in the country.