All men social club launched to fight Gender-Based Violence

LOCAL In light of the growing scourge of Gender-Based Violence, men in Eastern Cape have formed the Brotherhood social club, to encourage boys and men to unite against GBV. The aim of the organisation is to instill discipline and promote community development. The group has officially launched another branch. They[…]

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Senior journalist ‘sexually abused boys over decades’

Another former senior Media24 journalist has been accused of sexually abusing boys while he held senior positions in the media. News24 is in the possession of three affidavits from men who accuse 80-year-old Coenie Slabber, a well-known former arts editor who worked at Sunday newspaper Rapport between the 1970s and[…]

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Femicide and GBV: A Muslim response

As the groundswell of anger against femicide intensifies across South Africa, Muslim clerics have urged men to interrogate their role perpetuating gender-based violence. The complicity of men has become a topic of conversation as the hashtags #AmINext and #MenAreTrash dominated the public discourse this week. While the overwhelming call was[…]

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Ramaphosa says men have to make a choice

President Cyril Ramaphosa has addressed the nation on the scourge of public and gender-based violence (GBV) – saying he will ask Parliament to consider making the sexual offences register public. The President says he also wants officials to overhaul the database of sexual offenders. Ramaphosa was speaking amid national outrage[…]

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Two men appear for the murder of top gang advocate

Two KwaZulu Natal men accused of the murder of top gang advocate, Pete Mihalik, and the attempted murder of his eight-year-old son, made a brief appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. The incident took place outside the Reddam House School in Green Point. 26-year-old Sizwe Sinzokohle Biyela[…]

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Govt must address gender wage gap

South Africa has a vast gender wage gap where women earn 35% less than men in similar work positions. According to statistics published recently, South Africa has an overall gender gap of 25%, as measured by economic participation and opportunity, education, health and political empowerment, yet its gender pay gap[…]

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