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.

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.

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.

Elderly man in court for raping 3-year-old

2014-11-17 20:51

An 80-year-old man accused of raping a three-year-old girl has appeared in the Matsulu Periodical Court, Mpumalanga police say.

Mpuma rapist sentenced to 20 years

2014-07-15 22:14

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the Tonga Regional Court for raping a 10-year-old girl.


We speak to News Voices contributor Melissa Ferreira about the importance of writing and speaking about rape.

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Many organisations have heeded the call for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, and in the Western Cape Rape Crisis is leading the way with its Stop the Bus campaign. Watch.

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Matric pupils writing their final dramatic arts paper were asked to describe how an actor could portray the rape of a baby by using a broomstick and a loaf of bread. Watch.

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KZN man jailed for life

2013-10-02 22:14

A 60-year-old man has been jailed for life by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for raping his teenaged step-daughter, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Dr Phil embroiled in Twitter outrage

2013-08-21 10:43

Dr Phil has enraged Twitter users after he posted a poll question with regards to rape for an upcoming show theme.


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.


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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Lady Gaga admits to being raped as a teen!

2014-12-03 10:28

Lady Gaga has revealed she was raped as a teenager by a music producer and relied on "a lot of mental and physical therapy" to help her to heal.

Bishop to appear for rape

2014-07-20 12:58

An Mpumalanga bishop accused of raping his niece is expected to face judgement in the Boschfontein Regional Court.

Tribal elders order gang rape of woman

2014-01-30 15:51

Police in Pakistan have arrested six men after a woman was gang raped on the orders of a village council to settle a honour dispute.


Current SA rape statistics

2013-11-28 07:57

Rape Crisis director Kathleen Dey joined News24 in studio to talk about South Africa's current rape statistics. Watch.

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A Cape Town lesbian who survived a so-called corrective rape three years ago, is finally getting justice. Watch.

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Expert: Gender violence not normal

2013-10-17 17:21

South Africans must tell each other that violence, especially violence against women and children, is not normal, gender analyst Nomboniso Gasa says.


Indian spiritual leader Asaram Bapu has denied he raped the 16 year-old daughter of two of his devotees. Watch.

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Vavi accepts 'humiliating' censure

2013-08-10 11:01

Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has accepted the censure imposed on him by Corruption Watch.

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