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:  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 »


  • South Africa:  Rape 'Out of Control' in E Cape Village

    Health-e, 21 February 2013

    Two men, aged 26 and 30, late one night last week forced their way into 10-year-old Nasiphi’s* home in the Bazana location in the Eastern Cape and raped her. read more »