India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12

2018-04-21 14:02

India's government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women

Police welcome life sentence for mother who protected her baby's rapist

2018-04-13 08:31

The life sentence imposed on a Gauteng woman who shielded her baby’s rapist from authorities has been welcomed by national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole.

Kwaito star Brickz granted R80k bail pending appeal against rape conviction

2018-04-06 11:01

Kwaito star Sipho Charles Ndlovu, better known as Brickz, has been granted bail in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court, pending an appeal against his rape conviction.

These consent classes have reduced rape by 51% in Nairobi

2018-03-22 13:42

No Means No Worldwide have introduced a programme teaching girls self-defence and boys about positive masculinity – and it has significantly reduced rape statistics.

South Korean presidential contender quits politics after rape accusation

2018-03-06 12:22

A former South Korean presidential contender has stepped down as a provincial governor and announced his retirement from politics after a secretary accused him of multiple rapes.

Harvey Weinstein sued by New York state over sexual harassment

2018-02-12 09:37

The disgraced movie producer has been sued for creating a hostile work environment.

Best of City Press: ANC day of reckoning, Zuma dodges prosecution, and Afrikaner privilege

2017-12-17 19:22

In case you missed it, here are some of the most popular stories from City Press this Sunday.

Rape survivor’s week of hell after speaking out against prominent politician

2017-12-17 06:00

Novelist Jackie Phamotse and her family were targeted this week after she spoke out about being gang-raped by a group of men led by a prominent politician. She told Charl Blignaut about the threats. TRIGGER WARNING: Sexual abuse.

Polokwane hitchhiker in hospital after rape by two women

2017-12-10 13:39

A Limpopo man was hospitalised after being raped at gunpoint by two middle-aged women, police said on Sunday.

Presidency responds to Ramaphosa's comments on Khwezi's rape allegation against Zuma

2017-12-08 12:35

The office of the Presidency has responded to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's comments that while he accepts President Jacob Zuma was acquitted of raping Khwezi, he would still believe her allegation.


'I have consistently' tried to settle with Danny Jordaan - Jennifer Ferguson

2018-04-19 10:42

Former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson has said she has 'consistently' offered soccer boss Danny Jordaan the opportunity to engage with her outside of formal legal action, following her rape complaint against him.

We will rebuild the 'Brickz' brand – family of Kwaito star

2018-04-06 17:56

Relatives and friends of convicted rapist Sipho Charles Ndlovu, known as Brickz, are determined to rebuild the Brickz brand after his release on bail.

Pakistani police arrest 12 for ordering a 'revenge rape'

2018-03-27 06:34

Pakistani police arrests 12 people, including village council members, for ordering a man to rape a girl in 'revenge'.

Rape next to police station

2018-03-19 13:30

A 30-year-old woman was raped in her Scottsville flat just a stone’s throw away from the Alexandra Road Police Station, amid concerns that the attack may have been the work of a serial rapist.

NGO helping rape victims is fighting eviction by government in Limpopo

2018-02-18 06:01

The national public works department is going ahead with plans to evict a centre offering counselling to rape and abuse survivors in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, despite a senior government official’s intervention.

Siam Lee, sex workers and the culture of victim blaming

2018-01-19 14:47

Her occupation doesn’t trump her humanity.

Bloem chief magistrate accused of rape, 3 witnesses dead

2017-12-17 06:00

Bloemfontein’s chief magistrate has been accused of rape – but the video that can allegedly prove this has been deleted, and three key witnesses have died.

#RhodesWar: Outcry after university expels 2 anti-rape activists for life

2017-12-12 12:12

The expulsion of two student activists from Rhodes University for life, over 'conduct beyond lawful boundaries' while protesting against rape culture, has sparked an outcry on social media.

'My rapist is now a deputy minister'

2017-12-10 05:53

Popular author Jackie Phamotse dropped a bombshell during the launch of her second novel in Johannesburg yesterday.

Someone I know has been a victim of sexual assault/rape (or someone they know has): how can I best support them?

2017-12-04 11:18

Remaining supportive of the person is crucial, but bear in mind that support should not end there.

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