The Commission for Gender Equality said that the judgement handed down to the convicted “Dros rapist” Nicholas Ninow, is a testament that the courts are cracking down on harsher sentences for perpetrators of violence and abuse against women and children. It comes after Judge Papi Mosopam handed Ninow life imprisonment[…]
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has expressed disappointment over the spate of sexual violence in schools. The CGE met with the South African Council of Educators (SACE) Teddy Bear Clinic and the Department of Basic Education on Tuesday in Johannesburg to discuss findings from recent site inspections at various schools across the country.[…]
As South Africans continue to rise against gender-based violence and demand justice for all those who have suffered – and are suffering – at the hands of perpetrators, the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has said that this is a sad period for South Africa. The CGE has indicated that[…]
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is investigating public complaints raised about secondary abuse at gender-based violence shelters. On Monday, the commission announced that it would hold public hearings to get information about the state of shelters and hold all government departments accountable. These public complaints follow an increase in[…]
The Commission for Gender Equality has warned President Jacob Zuma to watch what he says when speaking about women, Beeld reported on Saturday. “We admonished him to be more careful in the future,” commission chairman Mfanozelwe Shozi was quoted as saying. In August 2012, the commission received a sexism complaint[…]
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