ARTICLES RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT

'How my daughter’s rape led me to drugs – and the wake-up call that made me recover'

2019-05-24 14:09

Warning: This article includes topics that may trigger rape survivors.

The 'anti-groping app' has become a hit in Japan - could it be something that would work in South Africa?

2019-05-22 17:07

People are raving about the Japanese anti-groping app. Should SA be taking notes?

I was raped by someone I trusted – and it changed my life forever

2019-04-12 16:00

"I learned to trust him and thought he would never hurt me, but I was wrong."

Omotoso trial: 'This is about justice' - Cheryl Zondi prepared to testify 'over and over again'

2019-03-19 12:25

Cheryl Zondi has said she is prepared to take the stand again to testify against her alleged abuser, Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, until justice is served.

Italian court that ruled a woman is “too unattractive” to be a rape victim highlights how ineffectively our justice systems handle rape

2019-03-15 15:00

Could dedicated sexual offence courts be what the justice system needs to effectively conduct trails related to sexual assault?

Bill Cosby likens himself to ‘political prisoner’ in bizarre statement

2019-02-14 16:04

Bill Cosby has had a lot of time to think while in prison and in a statement he believes his incarceration has made him a ‘political prisoner’, Page Six reports.

Bryanston High School employee arrested, suspended following sexual abuse allegations

2019-01-29 05:27

A 33-year-old Bryanston High School employee has been arrested after a 17-year-old pupil at the school and her mother opened a sexual offences case.

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer resigns

2019-01-17 14:54

Benjamin Brafman, the star lawyer who succeeded in getting some charges against Harvey Weinstein reduced, has resigned from representing the movie producer in his sexual assault case.

Nearly all sexual harassment at work goes unreported – and those who do report often see zero benefit

2019-01-02 16:34

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have brought renewed attention to workplace sexual harassment.

Will Harvey Weinstein charges stick? Judge to rule

2018-12-20 14:11

A New York judge is weighing whether to dismiss Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case or send it to trial.

 

50 children saved after police bust paedophile website - Interpol

2019-05-23 14:04

International police group Interpol said that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and 50 children had been rescued after investigators took down an online paedophilia ring.

'Sex work a patriarchal form of violence against women' - former sex worker

2019-04-18 05:27

Sex work should not be considered as work - it is a patriarchal form of violence against women, a former addict and sex worker has said.

The world’s first consent condom requires four hands otherwise it won’t open

2019-04-05 19:37

"If it’s not a yes, it’s a no," reads the tagline of the condom.

Unisa employee cleared of wrongdoing after sexual assault claim by naked protester

2019-03-19 11:22

Unisa says one of its employees has been cleared of wrongdoing following a woman's claims that he asked her to perform sexual favours so she could keep her job at the Unisa Centre for Early Childhood Education.

Sexual harassment is everywhere, 'on all sides' at Luthuli House - ANC's Duarte

2019-03-08 11:17

ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte has exposed how sexual harassment is endemic at Luthuli House.

WATCH: Women's underwear turned into art to fight objectification in Valencia

2019-02-11 18:38

Women’s underwear were turned into ceramic artworks, to protest sexual objectification, as part of a joint initiative between an art school in the town of Manises near Valencia and the city council.

Anthony Rapp on why he came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey

2019-01-19 09:33

Anthony Rapp said he came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey because he feared assaults could 'keep happening' if he said nothing.

WATCH: 'Upskirting' becomes illegal across UK

2019-01-17 06:21

British lawmakers have outlawed the practice of "upskirting" - secretly taking pictures up women's skirts - following an 18-month campaign by a victim.

US bishops face pressure amid new sex assault revelations

2018-12-21 10:42

US bishops preparing for a meeting to address the sexual abuse scandal roiling the Catholic Church suddenly find themselves in a high-stakes credibility test following a damning report accusing them of underplaying the crisis.

"I was actually sleeping... it's rape"

2018-12-20 09:18

An "alarming" proportion of adults in Great Britain remain confused about what constitutes rape, campaigners say.

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