Gender-Based Violence

Description Language Type of Material Published Date
16 Points to end Gender-Based Violence
16 Points to end Gender-Based Violence
English Documents 2016 Download
Violence Against Women in South Africa Factsheet
This brochure was developed by Tshwaranang Legal Assistance Centre  and  provides information on statistics for Intimate Partner Violence and Rape in South Africa.             
English Brochures 2017 Download
Gender- Based Violence and HIV
This brochure produced by the AIDS legal network in 2012 explains Gender-Based Violence as both a cause and effect of HIV.  It was informed by the results of a study conducted in Eatsern Cape, Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal. It highlights  how high levels of sexual violence intensify women's risks and vulnerabilities to HIV exposure and transmission. Furthermore,  a positive...
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Intimate partner violence, relationship power inequity, and incidence of HIV infection in young women in South Africa: a cohort study
Background Cross-sectional studies have shown that intimate partner violence and gender inequity in relationshipsare associated with increased prevalence of HIV in women. Yet temporal sequence and causality have been questioned,and few HIV prevention programmes address these issues. We assessed whether intimate partner violence andrelationship power inequity increase risk of incident HIV...
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Statistics and figures relating to violence against women in SA
Statistics and figures relating to violence against women in SA
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Speak Out..It's Safe!!!
Speak Out..It's Safe!!!
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Mental health, intimate partner violence and HIV
Intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV are intersecting epidemics in South Africa (SA). Despite recognition that IPV and HIV are bidirectionallylinked, less attention has been given to mental health – a key health condition that is at the nexus of both violence and HIV/AIDS.While SA healthcare professionals have made great strides in treating HIV, the corresponding conditions of IPV and mental...
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Intimate partner violence: A helpful guide to legal and psychosocial support services
Violence against women is a significant problem that profoundly affects the physical and mental wellbeing of those affected. While medicolegalinterventions in South Africa have been firmly established to respond to sexual offences, no formal protocols on intimate partnerviolence interventions at primary healthcare level are in place yet. In support of recent policy recommendations for the...
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Dismantling the Chain: The Link between Gender-based Violence and HIV in South African Women
South Africa is home to the largest number of people living with HIV compared to any othercountry, with an estimated 5.6 million people in 2011 (1). Compared to other regions likeEastern Europe where injection drug use primarily drives HIV, heterosexual sex primarily drivesthe HIV epidemic in South Africa. The HIV prevalence in Cape Town, South Africa’s secondlargest city, is 13%, with prevalence...
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How to deal with HIV after rape
We want to help anyonewho has been raped totry to reduce their riskof getting HIV.This booklet guidesyou on what to do, andexplains other medicalthings that you need toattend to after the rape.This booklet also tells youwhat to do if you wantto know the HIV statusof your rapist. And it explainshow to report rape.Read and share the informationin this booklet.
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