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.

Pervert buys poor kids with food

2015-08-24 15:07

Police have arrested a 60-year-old man who for the past three years allegedly raped and sexually assaulted at least 10 young girls, and whose parents he then paid off with maize and beans.

Girl (5) allegedly raped in France township

2015-08-03 08:56

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl was reportedly raped in the France township just outside Pietermaritzburg on Friday.

Supporting rape survivors

2015-07-28 08:43

Sexual abuse and violence affects families and other relationships.

Rapists, monsters, and Bill Cosby

2015-07-17 12:27

Laura Shortridge examines why it's so much more important to teach "don't rape" than "don't get raped".

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.


Reporting 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.

Rape within families remains under-reported

2015-08-21 10:08

A Free State teen has fallen victim to an alleged rape by her uncle. Family rape is rife, but many cases remain unreported.

Did Bill Cosby have sex with unconscious women?

2015-07-28 14:48

CyberShrinks comments on somnophilia, the puzzling sexual deviation where people prefer to have sex with unconscious partners.

Still think Bill Cosby's accusers are looking for attention? That's why you're the problem

2015-07-27 15:09

In a bold move, these 35 women are taking back the power for sexual assault victims everywhere by sharing their stories in a moving photographic piece.

No bail for alleged rapist

2015-07-04 08:34

A MPOPHOMENI man charged with the rape and aggravated robbery of a 38-year-old jogger in Howick was denied bail yesterday.

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

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