Rachel Kolisi, wife of the Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, will be the keynote-speaker at 1000 Women Summit, an empowerment networking brunch, on the 4th August. The glittering 1000 Women Trust-event, hosted in partnership with Pick ‘n Pay at the Pick ‘n Pay head office in Kenilworth, promises to be one of the highlights on Cape Town’s […]

The scale of gender-based violence – including rape and physical assaults on women – in the Central Karoo is alarming, said Marinda Lottering, workshop-facilitator of 1000 Women Trust. Lottering said she facilitated work shops and #HearMeToo-sessions in Beaufort-West and Laingsburg at the end of the first week in July and during the past three days. […]

An alarming trend of cyberbullying targeting girls in grade 8 and grade 9 in a girls’ school in the Western Cape has forced a teacher at the school to conduct research in order to formalize a possible program in order for the school to address the scourge. “In the past three months, there were four […]

The justice system is failing the people of South Africa, and specifically women and children, badly. If 100 women in this country is subjected to gender-based violence, less than ten will be convicted and spend time behind bars, because of extremely shoddy police work. And if the police does not let the people of South […]

The presentation of the quarterly crime statistics on Friday 3rd June by Bheki Cele, the minister of police, was an incredibly painful day for South Africans, and especially for women and children. Between January and March 2021, there were 4,976 murders reported in South Africa. For the same period this year, that number increased to 6,083, […]