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Gender violence in the Spotlight

An alarming trend of violent attacks on women and children has elicited an outcry from around the country. Moreover, listeners are seeking help on who to contact if they are abused, raped and attacked.

Below find a compilation of stories that not only include victims accounts, but analysis and expert opinion on how to deal with trauma, where and how to get help and why these types of crimes are perpetuated and what you can do to make a difference.

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'Men condone rape in various ways and rarely call each other out'

'Men condone rape in various ways and rarely call each other out'

Commissioner at the Commission for Gender Equality Mbuyiselo Botha says men should hold each other accountable.

'Efforts are being made to fix systematic loopholes in reporting rape'

'Efforts are being made to fix systematic loopholes in reporting rape'

Commission for Gender Equality's Javu Baloyi responds to singer Jennifer Ferguson's claims of being too afraid to report a rape.

Why #MeToo matters

Why #MeToo matters

The #MeToo can be seen all over social media, here's why we should care...

[LISTEN] Why catcalling is problematic

[LISTEN] Why catcalling is problematic

Women and men share their experiences.

NGOs peg child murders in W Cape at 66 this year alone

NGOs peg child murders in W Cape at 66 this year alone

CapeTalk and 702 anchor, Eusebius McKaiser tries to get the bottom of the scourge of child abuse, neglect and killings in the WC.

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.

Opinion: We need our judges to rule on this and protect #LionMama

Opinion: We need our judges to rule on this and protect #LionMama

On Monday, the NPA dropped charges against an Eastern Cape mother who admitted to stabbing her daughter's rapists.

Cosmo City assault: No woman will be assaulted on our watch -Gauteng Safety MEC

Cosmo City assault: No woman will be assaulted on our watch -Gauteng Safety MEC

Security guards have been arrested after a video posted on social media showed them assaulting a woman in front of her child.

Judges slated for overturning sex abuse life sentence

Judges slated for overturning sex abuse life sentence

Miranda Jordan-Friedmann says she's appalled at the overturning a life imprisonment sentence of sexual abuse to 20 years.