Deputy Minister Jagger says police struggle to apprehend GBV culprits because communities withhold information

by editor1 / Oct 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Deputy Minister of Gender Equality, Bernadette Jagger says the police are often struggling to apprehend gender-based violence culprits because communities hold back information.

Political parties promise to fight GBV and tackle corruption

by editor1 / Oct 27, 2020 / 0 comments

Candidates contesting next month's elections in the //Kharas Region promised to improve service delivery, address youth unemployment, fight GBV and tackle corruption.

Over 5 000 gender-based violence cases reported between September 2019/2020

by editor1 / Oct 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-Between the period of September 2019 and September 2020, the Namibia Police recorded over 5 000 gender-based violence cases, 800 rape cases and 74 murder cases countrywide.

Youth protest at Ongwediva against GBV

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Young people took to the street of Ongwediva in protest against gender-based violence.

Panelists call on SGBV laws to be fully operationalised to curb the scourge

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Laws and other legal instruments aimed at addressing sexual and gender-based violence should be fully operationalised to curb the scourge.

Keetmanshoop youth march against GBV

by editor1 / Oct 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-Hundreds of young people at Keetmanshoop marched through the streets as part of the nationwide #ShutItDown protest, condemning the increase of gender-based violence.

Government to make more resources available to fight GBV - Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

by editor1 / Oct 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Government will make more financial and logistical resources available to fight gender-based violence (GBV).

National Assembly debates GBV petition

by editor1 / Oct 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-The National Assembly had a heated debate today after Deputy Speaker Loide Kasingo informed the house that the petition of the protestors who marched to Parliament building against the increase in violent crimes against women and children, would be referred to the relevant parliamentary committee.

Erongo Governor says GBV is a blight on the good name of Namibia

by editor1 / Oct 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-Erongo Governor Neville Andre says gender-based violence (GBV) is a blight on the good name of Namibia, urging the public not to turn its back when women and children are being abused.

National Assembly MPs condemn GBV

by editor1 / Oct 01, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Members of Parliament (MPs) in the National Assembly were united and condemned gender-based violence (GBV), which include rape and murder.