Gender-Based violence refers to harmful acts directed at an individual based on their gender. Gender Based Violence is a serious human rights violation.

These are the 6 types of Gender Based Violence:

  • Violence against women and girls (VAWG)
  • Violence against LGBTI people.
  • Intimate partner violence (IPV)
  • Domestic violence (DV)
  • Sexual violence (SV)
  • Indirect (structural) violence.

If you know of anyone who is experiencing gender based violence please contact the GBV on 0800 428 428 or use their “Please Call Me” option to get them to call you back by dialling *120*7867#

The 16 Days Of Activism campaign aims to curb the scourge of violence against women and children. The lives of women and children remain at risk regardless of where they find themselves including at South Africa's universities and TVET Colleges. 

A lot of work needs to be done if university and TVET campuses are to be considered safe. The development of robust policies and improved security protocols is at the centre of the Higher Education Department's plan to improve campus safety.

Gender-Based Violence continues to plague institutions of higher education in South Africa. This comes after it was revealed that 10% of all rape cases that are reported to the police stem from institutions of higher learning.


Over the next few weeks, thousands of students will enrol in institutions of higher learning as the 2023 academic year gets underway. The minister of higher education is confident that the sector is ready for the administration of the 2023 academic year. 

Students at higher education institutions have called on universities to prioritise their safety against Gender-based Violence and Femicide on campus. 

After being axed from the show in late 2020 due to allegations made against him, Expresso Morning Show viewers will get to see a familiar face grace their screens once again.

After the disgraced R&B singer was jailed for 30 years, one of his alleged victims advocated for a lenient sentence as she brought to light something unknown to the judge.

Female students have started protesting at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University after an alleged sexual assault. They are now demanding that University Management does better with gender-based violence cases.

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