R2K, SOS concerned with 'culture of sexual harassment' at the SABC

2018-11-14 21:40

Two South African advocacy groups say they are concerned with "what seems to be an endemic culture of sexual harassment" within national broadcaster, the SABC.

Vatican orders US bishops to delay sex abuse reforms

2018-11-13 12:10

The Vatican has told the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to delay a vote, set to take place at their annual meeting, on measures to halt sexual abuse by priests.

Courtney Pieters' murder was 'vicious, brutal, inhumane’ – judge's damning verdict

2018-11-07 15:47

Mortimer Saunders’ behaviour during the rape and murder of Courtney Pieters was "vicious, brutal, inhumane and ruthless", Judge Babalwa Pearl Mantame has said in the Western Cape High Court.

Almost R140K raised in crowdfunding campaign for 7-year-old Dros rape victim

2018-10-23 21:31

Almost R140 000 has been raised for the family of the 7-year-old girl who was allegedly raped at a Dros franchise in Pretoria last month.

Fish Hoek paedophile gets 19 years for 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' treatment

2018-10-16 08:25

A convicted paedophile from Fish Hoek has been sentenced to 45 years in jail for 21 sexual offences described as 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' punishment of two minor children.

Crowdfunding campaign launched to pay for Dros rape victim's therapy

2018-10-11 05:56

Anonymous donors have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the seven-year-old girl who was raped at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria and contributions are pouring in.

Melania Trump: Women accusing men should 'show the evidence'

2018-10-10 20:23

US First lady Melania Trump says women who make accusations of sexual abuse "need to be heard" and need to be supported, but so do men.

Man arrested after teen lays rape charge

2018-10-09 16:19

A 33-year-old man is expected to appear in the Westonaria Magistrate's Court after a teenager laid a charge of rape against him.

Victims group in Poland maps 255 sex abuse cases by priests

2018-10-08 16:18

A private foundation published a map showing where Catholic priests in Poland have been accused of child sexual abuse, adding pressure on the church in the predominantly Catholic country to respond.

Protests expected as alleged 'Dros rapist' appears in court

2018-10-02 05:16

Civic organisations and political parties are expected to protest outside of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court as the 20-year-old rape accused makes his second appearance since being arrested.


Controversial prophet Bushiri focuses on abuse in one of his recently launched books

2018-11-14 15:20

Controversial self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who was recently accused of rape, touches on the subject in a book he has written.

HIV-infected Thai man accused of raping scores of teenage boys

2018-11-09 13:03

Police in Thailand say they have arrested an HIV-infected soldier who allegedly blackmailed and raped more than 70 teenage boys.

DA demands protection for Cheryl Zondi and other Omotoso trial witnesses

2018-10-30 22:45

The DA is demanding protection and counselling for Cheryl Zondi and other witnesses in the trial of rape accused preacher Timothy Omotoso after it emerged that the witnesses have no protection from potential threats to their lives.

20 men jailed for sex abuse of teenagers in northern England

2018-10-19 20:20

Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the city of Huddersfield in northern England.

Alleged serial rapist taxi driver loses bid to have 44 charges withdrawn

2018-10-11 16:37

A taxi driver accused of kidnapping and raping several women in parts of Gauteng, has failed in his bid to have 44 of the 51 charges against him withdrawn.

‘We would be at his mercy’ – witness on living in rape-accused Omotoso’s house

2018-10-10 22:37

The first witness in the Timothy Omotoso trial says up to 30 girls were given nicknames and referred to as “wives” when they stayed in the rape-accused pastor’s Umhlanga Rocks house in Durban.

WATCH: After resisting sexual harassment, a group of Indian schoolgirls were beaten into hospital

2018-10-10 15:22

38 Indian schoolgirls aged 12 to 14 were taken to the hospital recently after being beaten with sticks by a group of boys and the boys' parents. And all because they stood up for themselves after being sexually harassed.

“Sexual abuse will remain the ‘safest’ crime to commit because people know that it is most likely going to go unreported”

2018-10-09 13:38

#WhyIdidntReport reveals the chilling reasons behind why women don’t always report sexual assaults when they happen.

Alleged rapist arrested after cops respond to ‘murder in progress’ complaint

2018-10-03 15:19

Western Cape police have arrested a man in Delft after they responded to a "murder in progress" complaint and saw members of the community attacking him.

Teen arrested for rape of child in Delft

2018-10-01 18:08

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for the rape of a nine-year-old girl in Delft, Cape Town.

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