Women from all walks of life joined the march to Parliament to highlight gender-based violence in South Africa.
With almost 7.2 million domestic workers, Brazil has ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189, covering decent work for those carrying out domestic tasks in the home.
Gender and labour rights education is proving to be successful in horticulture industry in Tanzania.
Women groups in Pakistan are taking up the fight against gender and women oppression.
A gender based violence campaign community meeting called by the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) in Khayelitsha highlighted the need for the police and the community to fight violence directed at women and children. Themed on the need to work together, the event was part of the 16 Day of Activism against gender violence.
Leading men’s and anti-abuse organisations, Grassroots soccer and SAPS’s Men for Change, and Agisanang Domestic Abuse Prevention and Training came together to celebrate International Men’s Day on Saturday at Altrek Sports complex in Alexandra township.
Research and non-governmental organisations that focus on policing have warned that the crime statistics do not reveal the extent of crime in the country but are only about reported crimes. This follows the release of national crime statistics on Tuesday by the Minister of Police.
Three suspects arrested for the rape and murder of Zanele Sandlana briefly appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The trio, aged 25, 33 and 35, appeared in front of magistrate Vernon Tjantjies.