ARTICLES RELATING TO RAPE

What motivated the paedophile ring behind baby rape in South Africa?

2015-06-29 10:06

An alleged paedophile with a fetish for the sexual abuse of babies in nappies will appear in court on July 1. Why did he do it? Was it a case of instant gratification, sexual entitlement or possibly even virgin cleansing?

Need for safety highlighted following rape in Howick

2015-06-16 08:34

THE jogger who was raped just two metres from a busy road in Howick on Saturday is steadily recovering.

Howick jogger dragged into bush and raped at knife-point

2015-06-15 11:33

THE rape of a “strong and highly intelligent” woman on her morning jog has sent shock waves through the Howick community., but at the same time unified them to help the victim.

Rape of mother: residents to oppose bail

2015-06-02 09:22

MTUBATUBA community members are expected to rally at the local court today to oppose the bail of a man who allegedly raped his elderly mother.

Something good came out of the downfall of Bob Hewitt

2015-05-18 17:48

The message that the judge sent is a strong one. Rape is not okay. And it will not be okay, three decades later.

Raped on camera: the new snuff film?

2015-04-14 12:53

More and more incidents of rape caught on camera shows a shift in how society now views human suffering. Is it all just a game and are we ever more than just characters in this game called life?

Do anti-rape campaigns work?

2015-03-31 13:55

While campaigns to prevent rape are noble, Jennifer Thorpe thinks that they should be more realistic in the South African context.

Modi: Our heads hang in shame

2015-03-08 20:24

Indian Premier Narendra Modi has deplored crimes against women in the country as he made assurances that his government was taking measures to protect them.

"Girls are more responsible for rape than boys"

2015-03-05 12:08

Malini Mohana examines the worldwide perception that rape is somehow a woman's fault.

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Newspapers focus on rape-accused tennis star

Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt has pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault of minors on Monday in a court in Johannesburg. Today's newspapers focus on Bob's day in court and testimony from one of his alleged victims. Watch.

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Why silence is a killer

2015-06-23 00:00

Louise Ferreira tells us why it is crucial for sexual abuse survivors to speak about their pain, and why we should listen.

OUR VIEWPOINT: Time to reclaim our streets

2015-06-15 13:23

THE rape of a Howick jogger early yesterday morning will strike terror into the heart of that community. But it may also galvanise them to take back their streets.

Students create nail polish that detects date rape drugs

2015-06-09 08:15

Students from the US are developing a nail varnish that will change colour when the wearer's drink is spiked with a date rape drug.

‘Please catch these rapists’

2015-05-31 15:05

Young woman’s brutal murder in Midrand this month has made another victim relive her ordeal

Dominated, sublimated and deconstructed down to body parts

2015-04-29 12:24

The shock, disbelief, the blaming, the shaming and the hatred of others - All the Rage by Courtney Summers is a book that depicts everything that might have happened to me had I stayed in my country after I was raped.

When children abuse each other

2015-04-02 12:26

Do minors really know what abuse is, or are they unknowingly contributing to the problem?

Millions of Indian men blame women for getting raped

2015-03-10 10:03

A condemned killer's comments, blaming women for being raped, reflect the views held by many in India.

India mob lynches 'rapist'

2015-03-06 22:10

An Indian mob has overrun a prison, dragging away and lynching a man accused of rape.

Lowering the age of sexual consent to 12

2015-02-10 13:16

Jennifer Thorpe examines the loopholes in the South African law concerning sex between teenagers from ages 12 to 15.

School caretaker held after rape

2015-02-08 18:38

A man has been arrested for the alleged rape of an 11-year-old learner at the Ncapayi Junior Secondary School in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police say.

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