ARTICLES RELATING TO RAPE CULTURE

'Kids learn by example': Local mom of teen championing social issues shares her parenting secrets

2019-09-19 11:56

"If compassion and inclusion are invoked in kids from a young age, they are bound to naturally take an interest in social issues."

These 8 named men confessed how they sexually assaulted women to the New York Times - and it's incredibly powerful

2018-10-22 15:52

TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault.

58% of men now recognise the importance of calling out sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement

2018-10-03 19:11

Looks like there actually is a noticeable change in people’s attitudes when calling out sexual harassment.

Do some jokes and TV story lines contribute to rape culture?

2018-06-05 11:57

Very often we do not think that even the smallest things that we say can be counter-intuitive to our fight against sexual assault and violence.

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These books take a closer and in-depth look at rape culture and how it impacts the victim.

These books take a closer and in-depth look at rape culture and how it impacts the victim.

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No Donna Karan, we’re not ‘asking for it’

2017-10-11 14:43

Even though the fashion designer has backtracked on her comments concerning Harvey Weinstein in the midst of his sexual allegations scandal, her words have echoed what far too many other women keep on defending.

NMU no different when it comes to rape culture

2017-10-09 13:17

Anything and everything associated with terminating the success and existence of black female students, such as rape, should immediately compel stakeholders to take action, writes Pedro Mzileni.

Why DJ Dimplez' cover art was triggering for South African women

2017-10-06 13:34

He apologised but it seems some South African men still don't get what was wrong with the image.

From honourism to colourism to surviving horror: 8 documentaries every woman should watch

2017-06-02 15:38

These stories shed light on the world’s most pressing issues faced by women and should be on your to-watch list.

Zapiro, stop using our trauma for your metaphor

2017-04-12 07:58

The cartoonist has once again willingly and purposefully overstepped the line.

 

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.

A Polish NGO apologises for using teen handbook that instructs young girls to be nice in order to avoid sexual assault and harassment

2018-10-05 12:46

Girls are still being taught that the onus is on them to avoid being sexually assaulted.

A new study reveals that 47% of people think that you can’t withdraw consent after undressing

2018-09-25 15:46

A sobering reflection of society’s lack of understanding of what consent means and entails.

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LISTEN: Rhodes University expels student activists, sparks #RhodesWar social media outcry

Rhodes University has come under fire after expelling two student activists for life, while a rape-accused only received a 10-year ban. Watch.

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The Weinstein Effect: how powerful men across the globe are being confronted about sexual harassment

2017-11-14 10:21

The explosive revelations about Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of sexual harassment, assault or misconduct allegations in other American industries are reaching far beyond just the United States borders.

Rape culture in Hollywood – men are protected while women are shamed

2017-10-11 09:53

Here’s why it’s a major problem.

Woman takes pictures with her catcallers to raise awareness

2017-10-06 17:11

She’s been whistled at, stared down and referred to as ‘horny girl’ by creepy men who lack a sense of respect for women.

Our silence emboldens the sexists

2017-09-20 13:29

The horror of recent accounts of women who have been raped in taxis is a heinous reminder that very few spaces of safety exist for women living in South Africa, writes Eleanor du Plooy.

Serrie’s sexist "jokes" are harmful and not funny

2017-05-19 14:12

Sexist "jokes" can never be funny in a country where sexual violence offenses have reached pandemic proportions.

High school student shamed for "inappropriate" attire on Civvies Day

2017-02-22 16:35

A 17-year-old learner at Little Falls Trinityhouse High School was recently refused access to class because her top revealed a small portion of her stomach.

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