Activists slam proposed gun law amendment

Outrage against the proposed amendments to gun ownership laws is growing with pro-gun ownership groups saying discouraging gun ownership for “self-defence” would place women at greater risk of gender-based violence (GBV), because they would be legally unable to...

President urges collective action to end GBV

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged every member of society to become part of the solution to curb the incidence of gender-based violence in South African communities. “Gender-based violence will only end when everyone takes responsibility… in their homes,...

Task teams to address disruptions to economic activity

Government has set up task teams in a number of provinces to deal with extortion and violence on sites of economic activity. Delivering the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa said crime and violence continue to undermine...

Zulu unveils shelter for GBV survivors

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has unveiled a shelter for victims and survivors of gender-based violence in Bothaville, Free State, which will ensure that victims receive timely support to rebuild their lives. The opening of Phelononofa Shelter for survivors...
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