ARTICLES RELATING TO ABUSE

Domestic violence has serious impact on kids

2014-04-14 16:33

Family violence cuts across all segments of society and has a serious impact on children who witness, hear or see the results of such violence.

This woman might have posted the most shocking no make-up selfie of all

2014-04-01 14:30

Thousands have posted no make-up selfies as part of an awareness campaign, but it is this woman's selfie that stands out among the rest.

Why emotional abuse can be worse than physical

2014-03-31 09:35

Manni Bradshaw shares with us why he thinks words can be more hurtful than sticks and stones.

Why emotional abuse can be worse than physical

2014-03-28 10:10

Manni Bradshaw shares with us why he thinks words can be more hurtful than sticks and stones.

Emotional abuse? Users speak out!

2014-03-25 15:03

Do you ever feel like your partner treats you so badly that it could be some kind of abuse? Well maybe it is. Here are the signs of an emotionally abusive relationship.

Teacher tapes kids’ mouths shut

2014-03-07 10:55

Teacher tapes the mouths of entire class of giggling 10 year olds.

Teacher tapes kids’ mouths shut

2014-03-05 09:34

Art teacher tapes the mouths shut of entire class of giggling 10 year olds.

Michael Jackson Estate wants choreographer's abuse allegation dismissed

2014-02-19 19:00

Michael Jackson's Estate has requested Wade Robson's abuse allegation against the late singer be dismissed as he has waited too long to file a creditor's claim.

Did this celeb really mock Nigella Lawson over the abuse she suffered?

2014-02-10 14:59

Trinny Woodall, best known as the Trinny who tells you What Not To Wear, has picked up Nigella’s leftovers and she’s being rotten.

Charlize Theron, are you crazy?

2014-01-28 10:18

Is SA’s most famous actress heading for trouble, asks Carrie Linder.

Therapy that confronts trauma of sexual abuse helped teen girls with PTSD

2013-12-30 14:55

Therapy that confronts trauma of sexual abuse worked better than standard supportive counselling and was deemed safe for younger patients and has helped teen girls with PTSD

Are we failing the women in SA?

2013-12-02 10:43

2013's national crime stats reflect silence and failure towards women abuse.

It's about time we stop gender based violence

2013-11-26 15:00

With 16 Days of Activism on our doorstep a reader says we should start walking the talk to end this pandemic.

Obesity and abuse: is there a link?

2013-11-06 05:00

Women who experienced severe abuse in their childhood are more likely to suffer from food addiction and obesity in adulthood, a new study has found.

Obesity and abuse: is there a link?

2013-11-04 12:40

Women who experienced severe abuse in their childhood are more likely to suffer from food addiction and obesity in adulthood, a new study has found.

Our country is a mess

2013-10-18 16:00

A blogger begs the question: How can we be proudly South African if there are still so many women and children dying by the hands of their abusers?

Is your child's teacher a pervert?

2013-09-21 13:00

How to check if there's a paedophile working near your child in SA.

Is your child bullied on the playground?

2013-09-19 11:45

Bullying is new and terrifying to every child who is affected. What is bullying and what can we do about it?

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'I was raped at the age of 5'

2013-09-10 13:12

A Parent24 reader shares her traumatic experience of being sexually abused as a child.

An abusive man's tribute to a phenomenal wife

2013-08-26 09:15

An abusive and adulterous husband shares with us the touching story of how his wife inspired him to turn his life around.

‘My daughter was raped!’

2013-08-13 13:00

A reader shares every mother’s nightmare, the rape of her child.

Is your partner a manipulator?

2013-08-12 12:04

You're doing the dirty work again. On your own. Truth is, your partner could be manipulating you. But how? And why do you keep on falling for it?

1 in 3 women worldwide abused

2013-06-21 07:30

The first major global review of violence against women finds that physical and sexual abuse against women by their partners is still a very big problem, with rates highest in Africa.

Soldiers punished for abusing civilians

2013-06-04 22:45

One British soldier was fined and another was stripped of his officer rank after admitting abusing civilians, including children, in Afghanistan.

 

Student accuses UCT rugby player of assault

2014-04-10 12:57

A student of NWU has made a plea to Carte Blanche because she claims she was physically assaulted by a UCT rugby player.

This woman might have posted the most shocking no make-up selfie of all

2014-03-31 13:35

Thousands have posted no make-up selfies as part of an awareness campaign, but it is this woman's selfie that stands out among the rest.

This woman might have posted the most shocking no make-up selfie of all

2014-03-28 16:00

Thousands have posted no make-up selfies as part of an awareness campaign, but it is this woman's selfie that stands out among the rest.

What do Reeva's messages mean?

2014-03-26 05:00

The ongoing Oscar Pistorius trial has brought to light underlying signs of emotional conflict between him and Reeva Steenkamp. Was this a normal part of being in love or a glimpse into a darker side of their relationship?

Is your partner controlling you?

2014-03-20 15:26

Reeva's cell phone history shows that she felt scared of Oscar sometimes.

Teacher tapes kids’ mouths shut

2014-03-05 09:36

Art teacher tapes the mouths shut of entire class of giggling 10 year olds.

10 signs of an abusive relationship

2014-02-24 11:30

All couples have occasional disagreements about spending habits, in-laws, children, chores – the list can continue. But when is a relationship abusive? Here are the signs.

Did this celeb really mock Nigella Lawson over the abuse she suffered?

2014-02-11 12:30

Trinny Woodall, best known as the Trinny who tells you What Not To Wear, has picked up Nigella’s leftovers and she’s being rotten.

Charlize Theron, are you crazy?

2014-01-31 10:15

Is SA’s most famous actress heading for trouble?

Celebs who were abused

2014-01-22 09:22

These women spoke out about the physical and emotional abuse they suffered.

Obama's brother writes about domestic abuse

2013-12-19 14:09

President Barack Obama's half brother is publishing an autobiography that details the domestic abuse that served as the theme for his earlier semiautobiographical novel.

How to leave your abusive partner

2013-11-29 08:43

You're tired of the abuse and threats. It's time to go. Watch out, as this is the time you are in the most danger.

It's about time we stop gender based violence

2013-11-25 13:46

With 16 Days of Activism on our doorstep a reader says we should start walking the talk to end this pandemic.

Obesity and abuse: is there a link?

2013-11-05 07:29

Women who experienced severe abuse in their childhood are more likely to suffer from food addiction and obesity in adulthood, a new study has found.

Our country is a mess

2013-10-21 09:45

A blogger begs the question: How can we be proudly South African if there are still so many women and children dying by the hands of their abusers?

VIDEO: Teacher caught slapping student

2013-09-19 16:01

A Japanese teacher was caught on video slapping a student 13 times in only a few seconds.

Physical symptoms common in bullied children

2013-09-17 09:47

Frequent and unexplained physical symptoms are common in bullied children, and experts say they can be signs that should alert parents and teachers to a problem.

'I was raped at the age of 5'

2013-09-10 13:26

A Parent24 reader shares her traumatic experience of being sexually abused as a child.

An abusive man's tribute to a phenomenal wife

2013-08-26 10:44

An abusive and adulterous husband shares with us the touching story of how his wife inspired him to turn his life around.

An abuser's tribute to his wife

2013-08-23 14:35

An abusive and adulterous husband shares with us the story of how his wife inspired him to turn his life around.

'Fifty Shades' perpetuates violence against women

2013-08-12 13:56

A study argues that the popular book Fifty Shades of Grey perpetuates violence against women.

GDE to probe school abuse claims

2013-06-06 07:29

The Gauteng education department is investigating reported abuse at a school in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria.

S&M practitioners aren't mentally ill

2013-06-03 12:04

Some good news for people who enjoy restraints, riding crops and floggers in the bedroom: a new study says you probably don't have a mental disorder.

 
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