This maid of honour intentionally ruined her best friend’s wedding, here's why she doesn’t regret it

2019-12-29 12:14

"As your best friend, I OBJECT! You deserve better!"

Dentists in Brazil are changing the lives of domestic violence survivors by repairing their teeth at no cost

2019-11-19 11:26

A network of volunteer dentists in Brazil is helping survivors of domestic violence to regain their confidence by repairing their teeth, and it's changing their lives.

Nigerian pastor accused of abusing children who fled Boko Haram

2019-11-02 10:54

Deep in the tropical forest in southern Nigeria, an evangelical pastor runs a sprawling camp billed as a refuge for thousands of children who fled the Boko Haram jihadist insurgency in the north.

Mamelodi Hospital abuse: SAHRC denies deal reached with family of Martha Marais, 76, who was tied to bench

2019-10-22 17:50

The South African Human Rights Commission in Gauteng has denied claims by the Gauteng Department of Health that a settlement was reached with the family of a pensioner who was shackled to a hospital bench.

‘He provided for us – so my mother let him abuse me’

2019-10-16 14:07

"He kept on abusing me, and started saying that I belonged to him."

“How I left my abusive husband and restarted my life”

2019-09-13 20:00

She endured emotional, financial and sexual abuse.

1 in 10 people believe husband has right to physically attack partner – Ipsos poll

2019-09-09 21:03

At least one in every 10 South Africans believe a husband has the right to hit his partner.

Daughter of former apartheid cop lays decades-old sexual assault charge against dad

2019-09-03 21:09

The daughter of a former apartheid-era cop has laid a charge of sexual assault against him dating back to the 1970s, following a law change which now allows this.

3 women are killed by their male partners in SA daily and we have the world’s highest rate of rape – we need more than slogans and summits

2019-09-03 10:23

South Africa’s femicide rate is 5 times higher than the global average, and more than one in five women experience physical violence, worsening to one in three in low-income areas.

 

Abused Russian sisters who killed father should be charged with murder, probe finds

2019-12-03 15:43

Investigators said Tuesday that two sisters who killed their father after years of abuse should face murder charges in a case highlighting Russia's dire record on domestic violence.

'I’ve had a stalker for the past 20 years' – 5 local women share their experiences of being stalked, plus here’s what you can do about it

2019-11-13 15:27

Whether it’s for several hours or an ongoing issue, all stalking should be regarded as serious and dangerous.

A US woman was just charged in the suicide of her boyfriend, and his death highlights the ongoing epidemic of relationship abuse against men

2019-10-31 10:30

According to the US National Coalition of Domestic Violence, one in four men have experienced physical violence at the hands of an intimate parter

More than 230% increase in sex abuse cases by teachers over past 5 years - SA Council of Educators

2019-10-10 18:01

Reports of sexual abuse by teachers have risen by more than 230% since 2014, the South African Council of Educators has reportedly told Parliament.

Eastern Cape teen arrested for allegedly stabbing her stepfather to death

2019-10-01 17:07

A teenager from Aliwal North has been arrested and charged with the murder of her stepfather who she allegedly stabbed following a heated argument, Eastern Cape police say.

Why every sudden infant death deserves a closer look

2019-09-11 20:50

A new report recommends that when a baby dies of unknown causes, a thorough investigation should ensue.

#RealMenDont: Why men in SA need to take action against gender-based violence

2019-09-05 14:24

While South African headlines were loaded with violence against women, murders, rape and kidnappings, a question on many people’s lips: Where are the men?

Horrific abuse revealed

2019-09-03 15:10

Chilling accounts of a Pietermaritzburg woman’s alleged physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the hands of her prominent, wealthy businessman husband, have been disclosed.

Gauteng creche staff arrested for assault after 'abuse' footage emerges

2019-08-22 22:30

Parents and the authorities have reacted with shock after CCTV footage, reportedly taken at a Randfontein creche, showed staff allegedly beating and threatening children in their care.

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