GENDER

Constitutional Court victory for domestic workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994

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19 November 2020

Motorcade through Cape Town to highlight gender-based violence

Police accompany Ilitha Labantu campaign

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13 November 2020

Women and children hit by refugee office closure, court hears

Sonke Gender Justice is seeking to join as a friend of the court in Scalabrini versus Minister of Home Affairs case

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12 November 2020

Farm workers march for land

Government has committed to land redistribution in all provinces except Gauteng and Western Cape

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16 October 2020

Level one lockdown disappoints sex workers

Accusations of police and criminal harassment, but police give a different story

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5 October 2020

Councillor accused of demanding sex for job

150 residents protest in small Eastern Cape town to demand he be removed

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8 September 2020

Online petition on evicting domestic abusers got court ruling wrong

Judges emphasise that procedural fairness must be upheld

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4 September 2020

Make Women’s Day matter by funding a shelter, urges Philisa Abafazi Bethu

Cape Town organisation hopes to open a second safe house

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9 August 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

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5 August 2020

Protesters demand rape suspect be detained

Accused handed over to police by his parents

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20 July 2020

Protesters against gender-based violence complain of being manhandled by police

Arrested demonstrators were crammed into vans and kept together in a cell for breaking Covid-19 regulations

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2 July 2020

“GBV is a pandemic. Do something about it!”

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament

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30 June 2020

Women in danger let down by courts

High Court takes five days to issue a protection order against domestic violence

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26 June 2020

Stun grenades thrown at Parliament protesters

March against gender-based violence marred by group of drunk men

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24 June 2020

Mothers say they are not receiving child maintenance payments during lockdown

New payment system at Department of Justice is blamed by protesters

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9 June 2020

Court victory for “invisible, undocumented children”

Fathers to be able to register the births of their children without the mother being present or giving consent

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20 May 2020