Press room

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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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In the news

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‘GBV work cannot be done on a part-time basis’: activist

11 August 2022 – Thabo Mdluli (standing in for Clement Manyathela) spoke to the Founder and Executive Director of GBV Monitor SA, Omogolo Taunyane-Mnguni. The organisation focuses on tracking and monitoring reported cases of gender-based violence, and looks at the experiences of survivors within the criminal justice system and identifies the gaps that need to […]

How the journey of GBV Monitor SA was realised

11 August 2022 – Amathunzi Anabile Afternoon Drive Show profiled Founder and Executive Director of GBV Monitor SA, Omogolo Taunyane-Mnguni, about her personal journey that culminated in the formation of GBV Monitor SA as a leading social justice organisation. Click on the link below to listen:

GBV Monitor SA calls for justice after Krugersdorp gang rape

01 August 2022 – News of the rape of eight women who were working at a music video production site in Krugersdorp has sent shockwaves through the country. Police have arrested over 80 people on charges ranging from illegal mining to illegal immigration instead of crimes related to sexual violence. GBV Monitor SA Executive Director, […]

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.

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