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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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Court triumph a win for SA's child victims, says 'Frankel 8' applicant

Court triumph a win for SA's child victims, says 'Frankel 8' applicant

Nicole Levingstein, one of Sydney Frankel's accusers says the ruling helps SA's sexual abuse survivors in their fight for justice.

Why women should consider taking up self-defence classes

Why women should consider taking up self-defence classes

Azania Mosaka spoke to Fisha Patak-Harie, Founder of i-Lead, about how she left her IT job to start the classes.

Soul City Institute for Justice holds a night vigil for safer taxis

Soul City Institute for Justice holds a night vigil for safer taxis

The night vigil is a response to the violence and harassment of women using pubic transport face.

Nokuphila Kumalo's killer, Zwelethu Mthethwa gets 18 years behind bars

Nokuphila Kumalo's killer, Zwelethu Mthethwa gets 18 years behind bars

Mthethwa was convicted of beating to death 23-year-old sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo in Woodstock four years ago.

[WATCH] 150 incidents of women being harassed at taxi ranks #SafeTaxisNow

[WATCH] 150 incidents of women being harassed at taxi ranks #SafeTaxisNow

Women who make use of public transport are often exposed to the risk of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and rape.

Reeva Steenkamp Foundation empowering young women and breaking stigma of abuse

Reeva Steenkamp Foundation empowering young women and breaking stigma of abuse

The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation works with women and children that have been exposed to abuse, CEO Kim Martin explains.

"Make your children aware of stranger danger"

"Make your children aware of stranger danger"

With over 19 child murders in Cape Town alone, parenting expert Nikki Bush explains the importance of parents talking to kids.

Discussion: How can we improve the safety of South African children?

Discussion: How can we improve the safety of South African children?

1 in 3 kids face becoming victims of sexual assault or physical abuse before 18. Activists discuss how to protect children better.

Powerful online bullying video win producers trip to SA Cannes Young Lions Fest

Powerful online bullying video win producers trip to SA Cannes Young Lions Fest

More than 40 teams registered and entered the competition.