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Change starts with you. We need to ensure that awareness and education are spread to the masses and humanity is eventually restored.
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During these 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence we examine at the role alcohol plays in instances of violence against women.
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Ending the canker that is gender-based violence will require effort, commitment and endurance from the government, business and civil society.
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"It's up to him if he co-operates with police or if he doesn't, we will find him."
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Now, we mine for black women in a boyfriend's backyard.
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My anxiety stems from uncertainty, my inability to control things around me, and the constant fear that I will never be good enough.
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Access to open publishing platforms has enabled us to bring to light the things we were socialised to eloquently hide in the darkness.
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Take the repeated calls on men to stand up, man up, and protect women and children.
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Trying to find the why of violation of women and girls in our society is probably only helpful if it leads to lessons from which we should learn.
Society is normalising the fact that women throughout our country get attacked, raped and killed every single day. This needs to stop.
I quickly realised how very impressionable ladies sought love from a nefarious mob of cold-hearted, morally bankrupt ruffians who preyed on neediness.
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This is for the gent who wants to give up his trashiness (and the rest of you). The trash endorsed by your mum, dad, sister, friends and pretty much all the media you have ever consumed.
Will we succeed at everything? Definitely not, but damn the ones who break us down and tell us what can’t be done for all the wrong reasons.
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#NotInMyName march organisers are calling on citizens to march in Pretoria tomorrow to 'raise concern over killings, rape and abuse of women'.
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Simply put: women cannot rely on the ANC Women's League. It continues to fail us.
He who killed Karabo, Sandile, I have met him. He wears many faces; belongs to many races; speaks multiple tongues.