Edgar Obare: Kenyans Are Mature Enough To Have GBV Discussions

Edgar Obare has been hosting conversations on his new (or is it simply a back up) social media account, BNNKe revolving around gender-based v******e (henceforth referred to as GBV) and I have been truly underwhelmed. Andrew Kibe Shuns Judgement On Ndichu Brothers After Emergence Of New Video. This is a...
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De Kock's refusal to take knee mystifies SA

“Gone are the days when cricket was the standard-bearer of progress, unity and inclusivity in the country; that flag is arguably now being flown by Siya Kolisi's Springboks,” wrote News24 columnist Pieter du Toit in reference to the country's Rugby World Cup winners. “Add to that the dire administration of...
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Sipher raises USD 6.8 Mn in seed round to expedite game development

Sipher, a gaming studio pioneering blockchain technology, has reportedly raised a seed round of USD 6.8 million. This round was co-led by Hashed, Konvoy Ventures, and Arrington Capital. The proceeds will be used to expedite the development of its upcoming game ‘World of Sipheria’ and continue to develop the tools required to create fun, engaging, and compelling gaming experiences based on blockchain technology.
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Uzalo Loses Millions Of Viewers As Ratings Drop

Mzansi’s most-watched soapie Uzalo has lost millions of viewers since it introduced a Gender-Based Violence storyline. According to TVSA September primetime viewing figures, the show dropped by over a million between June and September. Uzalo was sitting on 8,024,208 viewers in June and has now dropped to 6,879, 581 in...

Boity Thulo And Bujy Bikwa’s Legal Battle Sparks Debate On Social Media

Boity Thulo And Bujy Bikwa’s Legal Battle Sparks Debate On Social Media. As the legal battle between media personality Boity Thulo and Bujy Bikwa continues to escalate, it has emerged that Boity is demanding R1 million rands to settle the case. In addition to a whopping 1 million rand, Boity...

ASEAN Regional Framework On Protection, Gender, and Inclusion in Disaster Management 2021–2025

The ASEAN Regional Framework on Protection, Gender, and Inclusion in Disaster Management 2021-2025 (ARF-PGI) aims to articulate a common vision for promoting PGI in disaster management in the ASEAN region, in line with One ASEAN One Response. The Framework aims to support the implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme 2021-2025 and other regional declarations and plans by:

In Northern Colombia, Women and Girls Endure Astonishing Violence and Need Immediate Protection and Cash Assistance

As the COVID-19 crisis swept across the globe, the pandemic exacerbated the humanitarian situation in northern Colombia. On the border with Venezuela, criminal syndicates fight for control over land, oil, and the drug trade at the expense of the population. As a result, human trafficking, massacres, assassinations, and other acts of violence have increased— and the impacts of these overlapping crises on women and girls in the Norte de Santander region are profound. Levels of violence against women — already extreme — are worsening, and services and aid for women remain inadequate.

Uzalo Teasers for 1 to 15 November 2021

Here are the latest teasers for the popular SABC 1 soapie, Uzalo from November 1 to November 15. Recently, Hlelo’s messy life has been exposed and how much she stands to lose. Gabisile proved to be a true friend who saw her through her worst situation. Mr Mbatha seemed to...

Spotlight Initiative engages community media to raise awareness on GBV and Harmful Practices towards women and girls with disabilities

Within the framework of the European Union funded Spotlight Initiative, the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in partnership with the Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) is conducting a community media engagement on disability inclusion in community-based interventions addressing gender based violence (GBV) and harmful practices (HPs). ZACRAS,...

Nairobi intern surrenders to police and confesses to murderous lover

On Friday, October 22, a 27-year-old man went to a police station in Kajiado County and confessed to the murder of his lover, a student at Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC). The man introduced himself as a computer intern based in the Ruaraka area of ​​Nairobi and said the 22-year-old...

EFF won't hire GBV perpetrators – Malema

© Provided by Independent Online (IOL) EFF leader Julius Malema says a municipality under his party will not hire anyone found guilty of rape and gender-based violence. As cases of gender-based violence continue to rise in the country, Malema called on universities to do more in ensuring that GBV perpetrators are brought to book.

The Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies: an assessment of the role of collective approaches

The Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (CtA) was launched in 2013 by concerned donor governments to bring increased awareness to the appalling levels of gender-based violence (GBV) experienced, particularly by women and girls, in crises. It was catalysed by the rising political attention being paid at that time to the use of rape as a weapon of war in contexts such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Darfur and Myanmar.

OAS launches publication on online gender violence, impact on the lives of women and girls

(MENAFN- Caribbean News Global) WASHINGTON, USA – The Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) and the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the Organization of American States (OAS), with the financial support of the government of Canada, launched on October 21 the publication“Online gender-based violence against girls and women: Guide to basic concepts, digital security tools and response strategies”.