02-Nov-2022 to 09:51

Ramaphosa urges mindset change to end S/Africa’s GBVF ‘pandemic’

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa needs to be united in the fight against gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) as government, civil society, and other organisations cannot address the “pandemic” alone, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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01-Nov-2022 to 08:54

S/Africa reduces DNA backlog to less than a third

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Police Minister Bheki Cele has said the country’s DNA backlog at Forensic Science Laboratories now stood at 71,000 -- down from the 241,000 reported earlier this year -- after reviving dead contracts and bringing them to life.

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27-Oct-2022 to 15:44

Women’s empowerment: Study underscores childcare givers' role

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Childcare services allow women to devote more time to paid work, a study by the Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) has suggested.

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17-Aug-2022 to 13:31

S/Sudan officials on GBV victim empowerment visit to S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South Sudan delegation is in South Africa on a social development-led study tour to learn from Pretoria on how it handled empowerment support to victims of gender-based violence, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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16-Aug-2022 to 14:09

S/African minister urges concerted effort in GBV fight

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africa is commemorating Women’s Month in August but the daily accounts of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) will need everyone’s hands on deck to stop ‘the GBVF pandemic’, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday.

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10-Aug-2022 to 10:30

Ramaphosa pays homage to S/Africa’s women

APA-Richmond (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa paid homage to late African National Congress deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte as he led South Africans to commemorate National Women’s Day on Tuesday.

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02-Aug-2022 to 17:17

S/Africa: Failure to report sexual violence is illegal – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday reminded his compatriots that it is a crime not to report sexual offences to law enforcement officials in the country.

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