ARTICLES RELATING TO ABUSE

'I invested in her and groomed her, why would I prevent her from growing?' – Mampintsha on Babes Wodumo

2019-03-05 21:20

Musician Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo has rejected allegations that he is stifling the growth of his partner gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane.

'In all my years of dating, I have never hit a woman, Babes is the first' – Mampintsha on assault allegation

2019-03-05 17:37

Musician Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo claims South Africans don't know the full story behind what happened on Monday morning when he physically attacked gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane.

"My sugar daddy wants to marry me – how do I tell my family?"

2018-12-20 11:43

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

"Still in love with my abusive baby daddy – should I go back to him?"

2018-11-23 16:02

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

Babes Wodumo speaks out about that interview with Metro FM and says she never got an apology

2018-10-01 13:36

The singer has revealed that she’s become a lot more anxious about doing media interviews. We don’t blame her.

The protection of women's rights begins with childhood

2018-09-13 14:42

Men who are abused as boys are more likely to be violent as adults.

Vatican official: Sex abuse scandal is church's 'own 9/11'

2018-09-11 22:45

A top Vatican official says the clerical sex abuse scandal is such a game-changing catastrophe for the Catholic Church that he called it the church's "own 9/11".

Dad of Camps Bay murder victim highlights horror of violence against women

2018-08-29 18:32

Despite endless sleepless nights of being haunted by images of his daughter, Howdy Kabrins has attended every day of her killer's trial in the Western Cape High Court. He has testisified in aggravation of sentence

Masechaba opens up about the Babes Wodumo interview

2018-08-10 14:11

Masechaba admitted that what she did wasn’t professional

Jubilant celebrations across SA for Women's Day

2018-08-09 22:00

It was a day of jubilant celebrations across South Africa as the nation celebrated the victories and accomplishments of women.

 

Man convicted of attacking girlfriend with acid, stabbing her to death pleads for leniency

2019-03-05 20:43

A Cape Town taxi driver who knifed his girlfriend to death near the abused women's shelter at which she had been hiding has begged the Western Cape High Court for leniency in sentencing.

Rape Crisis’ new campaign hits close to home and reminds us how most survivors know their rapists

2019-02-21 15:37

TRIGGER WARNING. 68% of rape survivors know their rapists.

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

2018-12-09 21:56

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses.

Man gets 14 years in prison for chopping off wife's hands

2018-11-15 20:13

A Russian man, who chopped off both of his wife's hands with an axe after accusing her of infidelity, has been sentenced to fourteen years in prison following a huge outcry in Russia.

More boys hurt by dating violence than girls

2018-09-26 13:39

It is often assumed that girls are more frequent victims of dating violence than boys. Findings from a recent study, however, show that boys are also vulnerable.

Gender-based violence: Mabuza says 'men must change'

2018-09-12 21:33

"No nation can succeed if it socialises its young boys to disrespect their mothers and disrespect their sisters," Deputy President David Mabuza has said in the National Assembly.

'Dismaying' level of sexual harassment in corporate SA - survey

2018-09-01 08:45

Nearly a third of women and nearly a fifth of men have faced unwanted sexual advances in the SA workplace, with many of these victims reporting unwanted touching.

Biko's son's assault trial on hold as he and wife undergo mediation

2018-08-16 18:18

Hlumelo Biko, the son of Black Consciousness icon Steve Biko, and his wife are to undergo mediation in connection with the domestic violence allegations against him.

We want to get child rapists out of Khayelitsha, says police boss

2018-08-10 05:10

In the memorandum handed to the police, the organisations asked for the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit to operate in all three police stations in Khayelitsha, which was a recommendation of the Commission.

WATCH: This hard-hitting SA ad says speeding is a 'form of abuse' - #ManUpSlowDown

2018-08-09 18:09

'Sadly, women are often the victims of male drivers who speed: it can be a form of abuse, especially when women are injured as a result,' says the Western Cape transport department as it releases another hard-hitting road safety ad.

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