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16 days for a better understanding of gender violence

2017-11-27 10:49

The struggle for women to live their daily lives whilst feeling safe has never been highlighted more than it was this year, writes Rebecca Sibanda.

2 men who helped Manana assault women in Cubana plead guilty

2017-10-06 14:03

Two men, who along with former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana assaulted three women in Johannesburg in August, have pleaded guilty in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

Arrest perpetrator 'or else...' - father of assaulted KZN schoolgirl

2017-08-11 13:26

The father of the schoolgirl seen on a video being assaulted by a male learner has warned that he wants the perpetrator arrested 'or else he might die at my hands'.

Naledi, Soweto: Where 'someone's crying sounds like laughter'

2017-05-22 07:44

For the women who spend their days and nights in Naledi, the news of the recent deaths of four women has only intensified their fear.

Political squabbling overshadows debate on violence against women, children

2016-11-22 21:03

MPs have debated issues around the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign in a dialogue overshadowed by squabbling between political parties.

Cape Town teen arrested for allegedly raping 5-year-old girl

2016-07-25 14:29

A 16-year-old boy is due to appear in court after being arrested for allegedly raping a 5-year-old girl in Cape Town.

Sins of the father - domestic violence and children

2016-06-08 10:02

Following the recent release of statistics on violence against children, child counsellor Zeenat Osman spoke to News24 about the impact domestic violence has on the young.

Assault charges withdrawn against Sharks hooker

2016-06-01 11:10

Assault charges against Sharks star Kyle Cooper have been withdrawn in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

Brazil outraged over video of 30 men gang-raping girl

2016-05-28 16:35

Brazilian police are investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

Children to testify in ‘Springs Monster’ trial

2016-05-24 05:25

The trial of a Springs man who allegedly held his family captive for years and abused them is due to continue in the Pretoria High Court.

 

Suffering in silence or speaking up – the impossible choice

2017-11-06 09:00

We're finding ourselves in the midst of a necessary and hugely important debate focusing on rape and rape culture. Talking about it, listening to people's stories, opining are all necessary elements, writes Faith Daniels.

#News24 ICYMI Monday morning edition: Why NPA won’t act on #GuptaLeaks, Zuma running out of time and Phosa issues a warning to state looters

2017-08-14 09:58

The top, in-depth City Press stories reveal the reasons the NPA won’t act on the leaked Gupta emails, what lies in store for embattled President Jacob Zuma and how one ANC presidential candidate will hold looters of state resources accountable.

Education dept to take 'strongest action possible' against learner in violent KZN assault video

2017-08-10 14:42

The Department of Basic Education has vowed to take 'the strongest action possible' against a male learner who was caught on video 'violently assaulting' a female learner at a KwaZulu-Natal school.

UN: Sexual violence increasingly used as 'terrorism' tactic

2017-05-16 14:50

Sexual violence is increasingly being used as 'a tactic of terrorism' from Iraq, Syria and Yemen in the Middle East to Somalia, Nigeria and Mali in Africa, a top UN official has said.

Investigator to probe Wits' handling of Junction res rape

2016-11-19 11:30

Wits University vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib has authorised an independent investigation into the alleged rape of a student at the Wits Junction Residence.

Anti-abuse group welcomes Hewitt ruling

2016-06-09 17:55

Women and Men against Child Abuse have welcomed the dismissal of former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt’s appeal against his six-year jail sentence.

Fransman sexual assault case not closed yet

2016-06-03 17:13

The sexual harassment case against former ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman has not officially been closed yet, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Brazil arrests first suspect after shocking gang-rape video

2016-05-28 21:50

Brazilian police say they have arrested the first of more than 30 suspects wanted over the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl, whose attackers posted a graphic video online showing the attack's aftermath.

13 sexual violence cases reported at UCT in 4 months

2016-05-26 05:52

A sexual assault response team established by the University of Cape Town has reviewed 13 cases of sexual violence so far this year, according to a report.

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