South Africans Call for Action Against Abuse

Around 57,000 South Africans have called on President Jacob Zuma to pledge R10 billion to end violence against women.
Photo: GCIS

South Africans campaigning against sexual violence.

  • South Africa:  South African Schools to Tackle Rape, 26 February 2013

    The Department of Basic Education, in partnership with Lead SA, has announced a major initiative to raise awareness and educate South Africa's 10.2-million learners about the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  E Cape Police Fail Rape Victim

    Health-e, 26 February 2013

    The community of the Eastern Cape village is rallying behind a rape survivor whose case is only being heard in court this month – three years after the traumatising attack ... read more »

  • South Africa:  South Africa 'Committed to Human Rights', 26 February 2013

    South Africa is committed to the eradication of gender-based violence and the protection of all human rights, International Relations Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim told a ... read more »

Angie Motshekga, ANC Womens League President

  • South Africa:  ANC Statement On the Rape of the Two Year Old Infant in Tzaneen

    African National Congress, 22 February 2013

    The African National Congress is shocked and numbed by yet another rape incident of a two year old infant by a male suspect who is 30 years in Tzaneen today. The suspect on this ... read more »


  • South Africa:  SA Urged to Join Fight Against Abuse, 22 February 2013

    The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Violence against Women and Children says every South African has an important role to play in rooting out the scourge of gender-based violence in ... read more »