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Crime Statistics depict the danger and desperation of life in South Africa

GBV Monitor SA notes the recent South African Crime Statistics Third Quarter Report released by Minister Bheki Cele. The publishing of the data demonstrates a commitment to transparency by the ministry and the South African Police Services to inform and engage our public discourse. We commend this accountability measure. According to the report, 11 315 […]

South African women are taking a stand against rape culture

The recent accusations of rape against DJ Fresh and Euphonik triggered a much-needed conversation on rape culture and its devastating manifestations in South Africa. In January, a Johannesburg woman publicly accused popular South African DJs Thato Sikwane, known as DJ Fresh, and Themba Nkosi, known as Euphonik, of drugging and raping her and three other […]

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GBV Monitor SA says rape cases increased

GBV Monitor SA speaks to eNCA’s Gareth Edwards about the recently published South African Third Quarter Crime Statistics Report. Omogolo Taunyane-Mnguni challenges Minister Bheki Cele’s announcement that rape incidents have decreased, saying it’s an attempt to sanitise and misrepresent GBV.

Monitor launched to track GBV across the country

The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Monitor SA, a tool for social change that launched this week, tracks GBV incidents across the country to highlight the plight of survivors, read more here.

Tracing, tracking, and focused systematic evaluation of the rural criminal justice system regarding GBV cases

Azania Mosaka on Talk Radio 702 spoke to Founder and Executive Director, Omogolo Taunyane-Mnguni, about the organisation’s mission to elevate the national conversation on gender-based violence by focusing on the rural criminal justice system and using our recently launched GBV Tracker.Image to use is labelled Radio 702 in the attachments.

Unpacking the scourge of gender-based violence in SA

Founder and Executive Director, Omogolo Taunyane-Mnguni, spoke to SABC News about how GBV Monitor SA’s work introduces a new narrative to reporting of gender-based violence in South Africa. She spoke in detail about what makes the GBV Tracker a tool for social change after going live today.Image to use is labelled SABC News in the […]

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