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Primary school girls become mothers

2017-08-16 11:08

A survey has some shocking revelations about learners being pregnant as early as in Grade 3

Many rural rape victims still use 'gentleman’s agreement'

2017-08-07 09:01

The victims are often unaware of the services available to them and are still not coming forward to report their cases and access help.

Jordan activists celebrate repeal of 'marry the rapist' law

2017-08-02 08:27

The repeal of Jordanian law that allowed a rapist to escape prison by marrying his victim has been hailed as a milestone by women's rights activists in the kingdom

'The police and NPA are failing us' - mother of murdered Welkom teacher

2017-07-31 14:27

After discovering her lifeless body, Michelle Peterson could not believe her daughter was dead, but the family has been subjected to further frustration after being kept in the dark about the investigation.

Thai court to charge disgraced ex-monk with rape, fraud

2017-07-20 14:56

A Thai court was set to charge a disgraced ex-monk with raping an underage girl, fraud and money laundering after he was extradited from the United States.

Girl raped at 11: ‘The justice system is failing us’

2017-06-16 12:01

At the 8th National Aids Conference a rape survivor told how she found healing when she joined an organisation that helps young girls who have been exposed to gender based violence.

KZN father gets life for repeatedly raping daughter, 13

2017-06-07 17:43

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been jailed for life for repeatedly raping his 13-year-old daughter in Ndwedwe.

Man guilty of killing, raping Franziska to hear fate in court

2017-06-07 08:51

Howard Oliver will appear in the Western Cape High Court for his sentencing for the rape and murder of 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger.

Eldorado Park man in court for allegedly raping boys

2017-06-01 21:53

An Eldorado Park man who allegedly lured a number of boys to his home by promising them a bicycle, before allegedly raping them, has appeared in court.

US man splits from ex-teacher wife convicted of raping him

2017-06-01 09:18

A US man who married his former teacher has filed for separation.

 

Lesotho girl, 9, testifies about being raped by Danish 'clitoris collector'

2017-08-15 12:17

A 9-year-old girl from Lesotho has testified in the Free State High Court about how she was raped by a Danish gun shop owner from Bloemfontein in whose house police found severed clitorises in a freezer.

Disabled 10-year-old boy allegedly raped by school's caretaker

2017-08-03 15:33

The child, who has a developmental delay of three years due to his disability, also suffers from epilepsy.

Jordan parliament urged to repeal 'marry the rapist' clause

2017-08-01 14:05

Rally urges Jordan's parliament to repeal provision allowing rapist to escape punishment if he marries his victim.

Vice-chancellor ‘sabotaging’ rape case

2017-07-23 06:04

Vice-chancellor Mtose has been accused of covering up a rape.

Woman gang raped, allegedly by bogus Joburg metro cops

2017-07-12 19:40

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating a case of a woman who says she was pulled over and gang raped by bogus Johannesburg Metro Police officers.

Sydney Uber driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for rape

2017-06-13 10:26

An Uber driver has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a drunken woman who fell asleep in the back of his ride-hailing car in Sydney

Bail application of suspect in Stacha Arends rape, murder case to resume

2017-06-07 09:25

The bail application of a 31-year-old man accused of raping and murdering 11-year-old Stacha Arends will resume in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court.

Romanian truck driver arrested in Germany, Austria killings

2017-06-04 11:43

German police have arrested a Romanian truck driver suspected of raping and killing a woman in southwestern Germany last year and another woman in Austria in 2014.

Bodies of 2 women found during hunt for girl's rapist

2017-06-01 14:02

The bodies of two women have been found near East London while a police dog unit was tracking a man who had just raped a schoolgirl.

'How could an adult do this to a child?' - Franziska's parents

2017-05-31 15:09

The parents of murdered teen Franziska Blöchliger have, in a moving letter read out in the Western Cape High Court, described losing their daughter as forever losing a piece of themselves.

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