CAPE TOWN. – Through its own structure and practices, many of the churches in South Africa perpetuate the very disease that causes gender-based violence, warned Prof Yolanda Dreyer, professor in practical theology at the University of Pretoria. Prof Dreyer was approached by 1000 Women Trust about the role of the church in South Africa to […]

The new legislation signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa and aimed at strengthening efforts to end gender-based violence with a survivor-centred focusing on combating the pandemic, will act as a strong deterrent to perpetrators of gender-based violence. Yet the implementation of these laws, especially by police, will be vital, while the laws do not […]