ARTICLES RELATING TO RAPE

Man in court for 14 rapes

2016-02-10 21:12

A 26-year-old man accused of raping 14 women in Mpumalanga will appear in the Mapulaneng Magistrate's Court in Bushbuckridge.

New research may reveal the true extent of statutory rape in SA

2015-12-17 15:00

Mzanzi Magic’s recent “Our Perfect Wedding” saga thrust statutory rape into the spotlight but just how many cases of statutory rape are brought before the courts each year in South Africa is anyone’s guess.

What to do if you are raped

2015-12-04 15:39

Do you know what to do after you have been raped? Knowing your rights and where to go could go a long way in your recovery. Rape Crisis shows you the steps.

Infographic: Marital rape is still legal in these 38 countries

2015-11-27 12:14

One is still one too many.

DA wants possible statutory rape probe against teacher

2015-11-11 11:41

The DA in Zululand wants Phongolo police to investigate a possible statutory rape case against a school teacher there who allegedly dated and lived with one of his pupils.

Indian court hands former Uber driver life sentence for rape

2015-11-03 15:07

An Indian court jailed a driver of US-based ride-hailing company Uber for life for raping a passenger in the capital Delhi.

Boys suspects in rape of girl (4)

2015-10-14 10:56

Children younger than 10 are suspected of raping a little girl in Taylor’s Halt last week.

Dad, uncle hunt down man who allegedly raped girl

2015-09-08 09:54

POLICE yesterday arrested a man for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in the toilets of a busy Pietermaritzburg shopping centre.

Recurring nightmares: Recovery after rape

2015-08-28 11:52

While there is no exact time-frame for recovering from a rape and no right way to heal, self-care, both physical and emotional, is vital.

What to do after rape

2015-08-26 14:48

Many rape survivors are too shocked to act in the immediate moments after a rape. But there are practical steps to take to stay safe and minimise health risks.

 

Mourning widow forced to listen as gang rapes teen daughter

2016-02-04 10:57

A Mpumalanga man, who was found guilty of participating in two armed robberies that left a 16-year-old girl and a 31-year-old woman suffering from gang rape trauma, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

Alleged rapist held hours after incident

2015-12-10 10:00

Quick work by a private security company led to the arrest of an alleged rapist four hours after the crime was committed in Thornville.

Women must live their freedom

2015-11-29 16:01

It was reported this week that Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, made the following statement: “You walk around wearing miniskirts displaying your thighs and inviting men to drool over you, then you want to complain when you have been raped?”.

#FeesMustFall: Patriarchy and The Azania Hall rape case

2015-11-19 15:43

Why do women always fall by the wayside when fighting for freedom? If freedom isn’t for all, then what is it really worth?

Four in court for gang rape

2015-11-04 09:42

Four men will appear in court today after being arrested on Monday for the gang rape of a 15-year-old Eastwood girl.

Indian court convicts former Uber driver of rape

2015-10-22 08:39

An Indian court on Tuesday convicted a former driver of US-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies of raping a woman passenger in New Delhi in December.

Serial rapist gets six life terms

2015-09-10 12:54

"In a society of constant moral degeneration, you have added to the degradation of our country," a magistrate told a serial rapist before before sentencing him to six life sentences.

'Revenge gang-rape' for alleged scrap metal thief

2015-09-01 14:42

Police are investigating a brutal attack in which a man, 23, was allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint in an apparent act of retribution for apparently stealing scrap metal.

How do you report rape when the police don't take you seriously?

2015-08-27 13:01

Despite rape being a serious problem in South Africa, some police officers still don’t know how to treat rape survivors properly

Mandela grandchild back in court

2015-08-25 06:00

The bail application of the 24-year-old grandson of Nelson Mandela who has been charged with rape is expected to continue in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

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