ARTICLES RELATING TO RAPE

Getting legal support after a sexual assault or rape

2016-04-26 15:30

In a society of rape culture and very little justice for women, there is only one thing that can give us power, and that is knowledge. Here are a few important things to know about your rights.

Man arrested for alleged rape of 17 year-old school girl

2016-04-23 18:40

A 27 year-old man has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 17 year-old school girl, in Dutywa, police said on Saturday.

Ugandan man jailed for fathering twins with teenage daughter

2016-04-14 13:34

A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in Uganda after he was found guilty of raping his 15-year-old daughter and getting her pregnant, a report says.

Sulnita Manho: We expect young women to be raped

2016-04-07 14:28

Malini Mohana asks why women must be brutally savaged and murdered like Anene, Sulnita and Franziska before we start caring about rape.

Zim grandpa jailed for using granddaughter as 'sex slave'

2016-03-17 12:56

An elderly Zimbabwean man has been sentenced to 13 years in jail after he was found guilty of using his 13-year-old granddaughter as a "sex slave" and impregnating her in the process.

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Family expresses devastation over Sinoxolo Mafevuka's killing

Nine days after murdered Sinoxolo Mafevuka's body was found in a communal toilet, the police visited her family. Watch.

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Man files R1 million damages claim after wrongful arrest for rape

2016-03-02 11:17

A man who alleges he spent 62 days in jail after he was falsely accused by a Kokstad policewoman of raping her, has filed a damages claim for R1 million against the state.

85-year-old Kenyan woman raped, injured by grandson

2016-02-24 13:30

An 85-year-old woman in Kakamega County in Kenya is nursing wounds sustained after her step-grandson attacked and raped her, according to a report.

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.

 

#RUReferenceList: A man’s problem

2016-04-26 15:29

We live in a country where people are ready to recoil at voluntary nudity, but not rape. Where is the outrage?

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WATCH: Rubber bullets, tear gas and frantic cries at Rhodes University

Students at Rhodes University and police were engaged in tense confrontations on Wednesday.

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54-year-old Namibian woman accused of raping teenage boy

2016-04-11 12:22

A 54-year-old woman from the Outapi region of Namibia has allegedly raped a 16-year-old boy, a report says.

12 things you need to know about Bill Cosby’s sexual assault allegations

2016-03-31 10:17

Charges have been laid, suing and counter-suing is rife and dozens of women have come forward. Here’s what’s going on in the Cosby case.

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March planned for slain Sinoxolo Mafevuka

The Social Justice Coalition is planning a march in Town Two, Khayelitsha following the murder of Sinoxolo Mafevuka. Her half-clothed body was found dumped in a toilet 13 days ago.

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Infographic: Marital rape is still legal in these 38 countries

2016-03-08 08:14

One is still one too many.

5 apps you can use to report rape

2016-03-01 14:56

According to Rape Crisis.org, 147 rapes per day are reported to the SAPS. Some studies estimate the number of rapes to be much higher, since all rapes are not reported. Here are some apps to help victims with the reporting process.

#FreeKesha: Rape culture is real and it’s happening to Kesha

2016-02-23 11:00

Despite rape and abuse, the court forces Kesha to stay bound to her contract and produce 6 more albums.

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.

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