More former pupils come forward as sexual assault allegations pile up against ex-Grey teacher

2019-11-15 05:20

As allegations of sexual assault against a former teacher at Grey College in Bloemfontein pile up following a co-published podcast series with News24, several former pupils have come forward with similar claims.

Sisters take 'uncles' who allegedly sexually abused them in the 70s to court

2019-08-04 07:52

Two sisters are preparing themselves for a historic court case against two men who allegedly abused them in the 1970s.

Polish Church urged to check sex abuse claims against priest

2018-12-08 09:12

Gdansk city mayor has asked the local Catholic archbishop to look into allegations that a prominent priest of the Solidarity pro-democracy movement sexually abused minors


2018-10-07 09:00

TO the outside world, he was a successful surgeon.

Anglican archbishop tackles sex abuse in the church

2018-03-22 10:51

The Anglican Church in Cape Town is urgently taking steps to address sex abuse cases in the church.

4 way to experience protected sexual pleasure

2018-02-23 09:41

For sexual life in the bedroom to improve, intimacy is most important

Why women don’t ‘just speak out’

2017-10-15 06:18

The stories emerging into the sunlight about Harvey Weinstein that were once only whispered in the corridors of his empire are not unique; they are playing out every day in every industry, writes Gayle Edmunds.

Sex offence don't tell the real story

2017-10-01 06:00

A decrease in sexual offences recorded in last year’s national crime statistics and a 117% increase in 2016/17 do not paint an accurate picture of this scourge ravaging the country.

Woman says she had underage sex with R Kelly

2017-08-23 12:22

In another article written by Buzzfeed’s Jim DeRogatis, a woman has come forward to tell her story of having an underage sexual relationship with singer R Kelly.

Sex crime isn’t a punch line

2017-07-23 06:05

R Kelly rocketed into headlines again this week, unsurprisingly, for running an alleged sex cult. Until now, the singer’s sexual predation has done little to hurt his career, writes Grethe Kemp.


KZN police secure 35 life sentences for sexual offences crimes in September

2019-10-13 11:25

Several cases were finalised last month, which saw heavy sentences being metered out by the different courts in the province.

SA ranks 15th out of 40 countries for anti-sexual abuse measures - study

2019-01-19 09:30

South Africa has ranked 15th out of 40 countries for its measures to protect children against sexual abuse and exploitation, according to a new index developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

'We failed them': Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

2018-10-22 09:09

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse, admitting the state utterly failed to stop "evil, dark crimes" committed over decades.


2018-08-15 11:15

MORE than 300 “predator priests” in just one American state. More than 1 000, mostly male, kids sexually abused over decades.

Vatican finance chief Pell faces crucial hearing on abuse claims

2018-03-04 10:10

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell faces a crunch hearing starting in Australia Monday to determine if he stands trial on historical sexual offence charges.

What is the age of consent in South Africa, and around the world?

2017-11-16 21:59

In South Africa, the age of consent is 16 for boys and girls, and includes same-sex sexual experiences.

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault 'seemed like an angel'

2017-10-15 06:00

The earliest complaint against the man known as 'Mkhulu' to his alleged victims was made in February, reports Msindisi Fengu, but the principal of Soweto's AB Xuma Primary told children not to tell their parents because she was 'still investigating'.

Unclear how many teachers physically, sexually abuse pupils

2017-09-24 06:05

South Africa’s regulatory body for teachers will meet the heads of all provincial education departments next week to beg them to report those who beat or have sex with their pupils.

Not all dogs bite

2017-07-29 18:47

It’s been 20 years since the Teddy Bear Clinic launched its preparation programme for children who need to face their rapists and abusers in court. A volunteer brigade of dogs has added to the love in the organisation, writes Ufrieda Ho.

This man uses puppets to tackle sexual abuse

2017-07-23 00:00

Children often are not aware that they may be going through abuse, which is why Lawrence Mongalo started Ubuntu Puppets.

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