Intimate partner violence
The minister for women has already let down South African women too often.
'I'm going to answer your questions about consent, permission, and how to build a safe, pleasurable environment for your healthy sexual expression.'
Over half of women living with HIV in the UK have experienced violence
During these 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence we examine at the role alcohol plays in instances of violence against women.
He who killed Karabo, Sandile, I have met him. He wears many faces; belongs to many races; speaks multiple tongues.
I know that triggers are complex, unpredictable and create unique reactions. As a psychologist, I get that. What I don't get is how an honest and real talk featuring a few clips can be 'too raw' when it comes to the ugly field of Domestic Abuse.
So what happens when a film series of this magnitude frames domestic abuse and male violence against women as sexy and desirable? What message does it send to women and girls, and also to men and boys? Who benefits from widespread acceptance of the belief women and girls secretly want and enjoy sexual violence?
New global projections launched today on the prevalence of violence against women should serve as a wake up call to the international community as well as national governments. Our report on 'global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health consequences', show that 35% of all women globally will experience intimate partner or non-partner violence.