ARTICLES RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE

Mamelodi rape accused abandons bail, his family evicted from their home

2019-10-10 18:33

The man accused of raping a six year-old girl in Mamelodi will remain in custody as he abandoned his bid for bail, his family, however, will have to move, after the community forced their landlord to evict them.

Survivor SA’s Nicole opens up about sexual abuse

2019-09-16 14:10

She was only nine years old when she was sexually abused. Today she speaks out amidst her engagement.

'Horrific attacks on women reflect collective failure to respond to the cries of most vulnerable' - Cabinet

2019-09-06 20:33

Cabinet says the "horrific attacks on women reflect our collective failure to respond to the cries of the most vulnerable in our midst".

Rape survivor Andile Gaelesiwe reveals the weapon she uses to protect herself

2019-09-04 15:36

Andile Gaelesiwe shared the 'weapon' she uses to protect herself.

Omotoso rape trial: Defence to appeal judge's jurisdiction ruling

2019-08-06 16:31

The lawyers for rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, have rejected a ruling that the Port Elizabeth High Court has jurisdiction to hear some of the charges levelled against their clients.

Brakpan family murders: Daughter alluded to sexual abuse days before tragedy

2019-07-29 07:25

One of the teenage girls who was killed in an apparent family murder in Brakpan on July 10 had been molested by a family member, she alleged in WhatsApp messages to her boyfriend.

Nomsa Buthelezi on almost being gang raped: ‘I am still hurting’

2019-06-21 11:38

Warning: This article contains content about sexual abuse that may be triggering to some readers

Court convicts man who raped woman, tormented her children on Hankey farm

2019-06-05 17:08

A man who raped a woman in her farmhouse and tormented her children has been found guilty on 17 counts in the Port Elizabeth High Court.

After 17 years, Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice

2019-05-21 20:08

Bilkis Bano is only the second person in India to receive compensation in a case of sexual abuse during communal riots.

Pretoria police launch manhunt for Sunnyside online scammer targeting woman, raping them

2019-05-20 22:03

Police in Sunnyside, Pretoria have launched a manhunt for a scammer who allegedly raped a 26-year-old woman after advertising an external hard drive to her.

 

Making sexual offenders registry public a 'recipe for disaster' - legal expert

2019-09-24 09:13

Following the high prevalence of violence against women and children in the month of August, the question over whether the sexual offenders registry should be open to the public has been brought to the fore.

Decision to place Bob Hewitt on parole to be reviewed, date of placement is now suspended

2019-09-15 15:58

Minister of Justice & Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola has instructed the National Commissioner of Correctional Services, Arthur Fraser, to take the decision to place convicted rapist Bob Hewitt on parole on review.

WATCH | Police again use force to remove #EnoughIsEnough protesters from Cape Town CBD

2019-09-06 16:46

As protests against gender based violence entered a third day, police have once again used force to remove a small group from the Cape Town CBD. Watch.

Vosloorus pupils blame lack of toilets for rape of Grade 9 girl

2019-08-13 17:03

Thuto Lesedi Secondary School pupils have insinuated that a lack of sanitation and poor hygiene has forced pupils to share a limited number of toilets at the Vosloorus school, which may have resulted in an alleged rape.

Teacher at well-known Durban girls' school suspended after sexual harassment allegations

2019-07-30 13:40

A male teacher accused of sexually harassing female pupils at Grosvenor Girls High School in Durban has been suspended, according to the Department of Education.

Men abduct, rape Eastern Cape woman repeatedly over six hours

2019-07-10 18:48

A woman endured a six-hour nightmare after two men kidnapped and raped her repeatedly in Motherwell, the Eastern Cape, says the police.

Multiple women have come forward about being emotionally and sexually abused by Hollywood screenwriter Max Landis

2019-06-20 10:22

In a new report from The Daily Beast, eight women claim he sexually and emotionally abused them.

An involved parent is the number one "protective factor" against child sexual abuse

2019-05-24 13:09

One in three South African children are victims of sexual abuse. Parents can work to arm their kids with the right knowledge to know when they are at risk, and encourage them to speak up. Here's how:

Teen accused of kidnapping, raping 2 girls to apply for bail

2019-05-21 16:49

A teenager accused of kidnapping and raping two girls will apply for bail when he appears again in the Dennilton Magistrate's Court in Limpopo later this month.

US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students: investigation

2019-05-19 06:58

An Ohio State University team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades and was never disciplined at the US school despite reports of his actions, an investigation found Friday.

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