Commission for Gender Equality

Educators council not doing enough to curb sexual violence: CGE

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.[…]

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Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in G-BV

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[…]

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Concern over conditions at gender based shelters

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[…]

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Zuma reprimanded by gender commission: Report

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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