ARTICLES RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT

Calls to hold police accountable for lack of sexual assault kits

2019-08-06 21:00

A parliamentary committee has called on the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) to hold the police accountable about the availability of sexual assault evidence collection kits.

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.

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s

2019-06-21 22:01

An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago.

More security concerns at Free State hospital as another female doctor is attacked

2019-06-08 19:27

Just days after a female doctor fought off an alleged would-be rapist at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein, another female doctor was attacked and robbed, according to reports.

'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.

 

In Berlin, refugees get classes on sexual consent

2019-08-01 05:27

In a classroom workshop, students watch a video of a man and woman meeting in a nightclub. The two drink, laugh, dance and kiss.

KZN dad slapped with life sentence for repeatedly raping his teen daughter

2019-06-28 09:04

A 39-year-old KwaZulu-Natal father has been slapped with a life sentence for repeatedly raping his daughter, who is now 14 years old, at their home in Rietvlei, Greytown.

Another delay in former Bryanston High School coach's sexual harassment case

2019-06-18 12:23

The 33-year-old former Bryanston High School sports coach accused of sexual harassment has made another brief appearance in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court.

Doctor bites off tongue of 'patient' who allegedly tried to rape her

2019-06-05 19:37

A doctor at a hospital in the Free State has fought off an alleged would-be rapist by biting his tongue off.

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.

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