Where the blame lies

2017-11-19 05:52

Culture, tradition and religion often powerfully normalise the disparate gender roles, writes Lebo Ramafoko.

Tumi Morake opens up about being raped

2017-11-15 10:10

Actress and comedienne talks about the impact of being raped as a young girl

Second woman accuses Gossip Girl star of rape

2017-11-09 10:36

“I said no and he pushed me face-down. I was powerless under his weight.”

SA’s men are all about adding insult to injury

2017-11-05 06:13

It is not a new story. A man is accused of rape. The woman is blamed, writes Avantika Seeth.

'I believe Khwezi believed she was raped' - Lindiwe Sisulu

2017-10-26 12:07

Human Settlements Minister and ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has said she believes Khwezi "believed she was raped" by President Jacob Zuma.

Defence lawyer withdraws from Rene Roman murder, rape case

2017-10-20 12:31

The man accused of murdering and raping 13-year-old Rene Roman does not have any legal representation after his legal aid attorney withdrew from the case, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Yet another rape allegation surfaces at Gauteng school - MEC

2017-10-16 14:57

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a Benoni school.

NMU rapist not asked to plead, case postponed

2017-10-09 12:16

A man accused of raping two Nelson Mandela University students last week has made a brief appearance in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, but was not asked to plead.

Why, a decade on, a book on Zuma's rape trial has finally hit home

2017-10-05 16:17

Will this book provoke the urgently needed attention to violence by the government, the police, the courts? Will people listening ask themselves if they have enabled a culture of rape, asks Shireen Hassim.

WATCH: Power relations and sexual violence tackled in ‘Khwezi’

Author Redi Tlhabi launched her long-awaited book 'Khwezi - The Remarkable Story Of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo' on Wednesday evening. The book tells the story of the late Fezekile Kuzwayo, who accused president Jacob Zuma of rape 10 years ago. Watch.

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France sexual consent law under spotlight over sex with 11-year-olds

2017-11-16 11:18

In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter, but not so in France, which is in the midst of a furious debate over the issue after a man in his twenties was acquitted of raping an 11-year-old girl.

We need to stop rape culture on campus

2017-11-10 16:17

There are various ways universities can make campuses safer for students and the key to doing so is in dismantling rape culture.

Inmate allegedly raped wife during visit with kids

2017-11-07 21:48

German authorities are investigating how an inmate was allegedly able to rape his wife while she and their children visited him in prison.

Indian police officers 'mocked' gang rape survivor

2017-11-04 19:47

Four Indian police officers have been suspended after it emerged they had refused to help a woman who had just been gang raped, mocked her and accused her of inventing her story.

Our justice system is failing women

2017-10-22 06:07

The recent news that a judge reduced a man’s jail sentence from life to 20 years on the grounds that he “forced his stepdaughter to have oral sex with him” raises serious concerns about the judiciary’s understanding of the impact of gender-based violence, writes Matokgo Makutoane.

Will you raise your sons to become like Harvey Weinstein? Watch Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik respond

2017-10-18 08:51

When mother of two Mayim was asked about whether or not she would raise her sons in the same way boys have been reared for years, in the same way Harvey Weinstein was probably raised, she made this video in response.

Limpopo teacher arrested for allegedly raping 14-year-old pupil

2017-10-16 10:18

A 51-year-old teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old pupil in a village near Tzaneen, according to Limpopo police.

The ripple effect of rape on SA

2017-10-08 05:43

The attacks on Fezekile Kuzwayo during her rape trial and the persistent abuse of women is tearing the fabric of our society, writes Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.

600 people attended the Khwezi book launch - why it matters

2017-09-28 16:13

Fezekile’s story is the story of our country. It poses important questions to us about who we are as a nation and how we treat the most vulnerable in our society, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

'Your life will never be the same, but it doesn't have to be bad' - rape survivor

When Lily Reed was brutally gang raped, beaten and robbed by twelve armed men during a house invasion in Malawi, her life changed. Watch for more.

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