This is a crisis and a war must be waged against these perpetrators to send a message of zero tolerance." Parliament has extended its heartfelt condolences to the Mrwetyana, Jegels and other families of victims of GBV
, and wished them strength during these trying times.
'A violent-free society will definitely lead to a GBV-free nation and we need to start by eliminating violence in order to fight GBV
,' Geingos said.
Kgosi Wasetso said dikgotla and police stations continued to receive reports of GBV
but unfortunately some victims withdrew cases because the perpetrators were breadwinners.
'We also know that the most challenging part of GBV
response services is the weak coordination between different sectors that makes a survivor's journey more difficult,' she said.
Only days after the honourable CJP threw out an acquittal of an acid attack convict, saying, 'Acid attack offenders do not deserve any clemency,' the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Arif Nawaz Khan also wants to play his part in curbing the growing trend of acts of GBV
. The initiative of the Punjab IGP to establish units to control gender-based crimes across the province and assist the victims will compliment the working of the gendered-based violence courts.
The proposed global rule after years of campaigning by workers, trade unions and human rights organisations provides strong protections against GBV
She said that gender attitudes, as well as practice related to gender roles in household and to spousal had improved where GBV
and domestic violence had declined as compared to past ratios in the remote areas of the country.
class="MsoNormalThe UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women defines GBV
as any harmful act that is perpetrated against one person's will and that is based on socially ascribed (gender) differences between males and females.
"Poiitieke wil" is 'n frase wat gereeld in die konteks van GBV
in Namibie gehoor word.
Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights, expressed the government's commitment to help GBV
victims break the vicious cycle of fear and abuse, and lead an honorable life with dignity and empowerment.
'Sixteen days' of activism against GBV
should only serve to remind us that, for thousands of womenand girls, GBV
is an everyday phenomenon and that, as civil society, our silence is unacceptable complicity.