ARTICLES RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE

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.

Japan Catholic Church to begin investigating sex abuse cases

2019-04-12 05:31

The Catholic Church in Japan is preparing to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against minors by its priests, including accusations from 20 years ago, amid widening paedophilia scandals.

Cardinal Pell victim says 'hard to take comfort' from sentencing

2019-03-13 11:32

The former choirboy molested by Australian Cardinal George Pell led the response to his sentencing, saying it was "hard to take comfort" from his six-year jail term.

3 women and what they tell us about South Africa's economy of public sympathy

2019-03-12 05:00

Over the past week or so three women – Elizabeth Koue, Babes Wodumo and Karima Brown – have provided a glimpse into the economy of public sympathy in South Africa, writes Lisa Vetten.

This Rape Day game is exactly why we have such a huge rape crisis on our hands

2019-03-06 15:12

The creation of a game that allows people to rape, harass and kill women has caused outrage.

ANCWL wants Kodwa to address rape allegations, dismisses claims of factional campaign

2019-02-25 16:32

ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini says she would like nothing more than to hear the party's acting spokesperson and head of presidency, Zizi Kodwa, directly address the allegations of rape brought against him.

Sex abuse survivors describe horrors to world's bishops

2019-02-21 17:25

Survivors of clerical paedophilia related their traumatic experiences to the world's top bishops at a landmark summit at the Vatican on the protection of minors.

Pule Mabe to return to Luthuli House this week, ANC confirms

2019-02-18 16:19

The ANC says its spokesperson, Pule Mabe, will return to Luthuli House this week after a panel cleared him of sexual harassment allegations.

 

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.

As women working at Heineken protest sex for job practice, we find out whether it's more common than you think

2019-04-16 17:07

Workers at the Sedibeng Brewery in Kliprivier, Johannesburg are standing up to sexual abuse against women.

Report on alleged Bird Island paedophile ring leaked

2019-03-15 15:47

A report by two private investigators, who are looking into allegations that former National Party ministers were involved in a paedophile ring in the 1980s, has been leaked.

Former Bryanston High sports coach could face more charges – anti-abuse group

2019-03-12 16:02

A 33-year-old man has appeared in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court, facing allegations that he sexually assaulted a pupil at Bryanston High School.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.

'They should lead by example' - Gauteng MEC welcomes dismissal of coach found guilty of sex harassment

2019-03-01 22:35

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the dismissal of a Bryanston High School sports coach, who was found guilty during disciplinary proceedings of sexually harassing pupils and financial mismanagement.

WATCH: Thousands rally to end India's rape shame stigma

2019-02-23 12:47

Thousands of people attend a rally in the Indian capital to shine a light on victim blaming in rape and sexual assault cases, something campaigners say allows perpetrators to get off scot-free.

Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors

2019-02-21 13:26

Pope Francis has warned bishops that the Catholic faithful are demanding more than just condemnation of clergy sex abuse but concrete action to respond to the scandal.

Suicide shocker for family of Dros rape accused

2019-02-15 21:56

A 40-year-old man linked to the man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, has killed himself.

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