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The ‘playboy billionaire’ and 'Air F**k One’: Bill Clinton facing ‘explosive’ new sexual assault charges

2017-11-21 15:21

The “explosive new charges” were revealed by sources within the Democratic Party.

France sexual consent law under spotlight over sex with 11-year-olds

2017-11-16 11:18

In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter, but not so in France, which is in the midst of a furious debate over the issue after a man in his twenties was acquitted of raping an 11-year-old girl.

Tumi Morake opens up about being raped

2017-11-15 10:10

Actress and comedienne talks about the impact of being raped as a young girl

Cape Town paedophile loses bid to appeal 8-year prison sentence

2017-11-14 17:55

A convicted Cape Town paedophile’s application for leave to appeal his eight-year sentence has been dismissed in the Supreme Court.

Recommended reading for men and women

2017-11-12 00:00

The powerful predators are being dragged out into the sunlight. It is invigorating. It is cathartic. It is terrible. It is everywhere, writes Gayle Edmunds.

Charlie Sheen ‘categorically denies’ sexually assaulting teenage actor

2017-11-10 09:45

The Two and a Half Men actor was alleged to have sexually assaulted Corey while they were filming the 1986 teen movie Lucas.

'Dangerous' serial rapist to stay behind bars

2017-11-09 18:08

Serial rapist Andre Gregory Mahomed, who has spent 17 years in jail after being convicted of raping young women in Durban and Pretoria, remains a threat to society and must stay behind bars.

UK sex scandal deepens after defence minister resigns

2017-11-03 12:42

The sexual harassment scandal sweeping UK parliament has brought fresh allegations against lawmakers after the appointment of a new defence minister following the resignation of Michael Fallon.

Mandela's granddaughter says #MeToo: 'I was raped in my bedroom'

2017-10-24 20:46

The granddaughter of former president Nelson Mandela has opened up to News24 after she publicly stated that she was raped by a former partner.

The voices of #MeToo break global silences

2017-10-22 06:07

I had just experienced one of my biggest traveller dreams – a holiday in Mexico. Sad to return to SA after a break from the exhaustion and mansplaining of #MenAreTrash, I was relaxed and feeling energised, writes Rhodé Marshall.

 

Trump breaks sexual assault silence to slam Democrat accused of groping

2017-11-17 11:02

After days of silence about a series of sexual misconduct scandals roiling the United States, President Donald Trump has weighed in, bashing a leading Democrat now under investigation.

Will Mugabe be toast with Trump next?

2017-11-16 10:22

Whose head will be on the chopping block next as a result of straying outside the conventional rules of politics or being found guilty of sexual misconduct, or both, asks Clem Sunter.

Creating a 'random cut-off time' for sexual assault victims is irrational - Frankel 8 lawyer

2017-11-14 22:16

South Africa should never have a situation where perpetrators of sexual offences do not have their day in court because of provisions in the law, the lawyer for the Frankel 8 argued in the Constitutional Court

Another woman accuses George H W Bush of groping

2017-11-14 05:47

Another woman has stepped forward to accuse former president George H.W. Bush of inappropriately touching her

Case against former Parktown Boys coach postponed

2017-11-10 19:00

A former Parktown Boys High School assistant sports coach has allegedly attempted to strangle some of his victims, an indictment before the South Gauteng High Court has revealed.

Water polo assistant coach accused of sexually abusing students due in court

2017-11-10 07:05

A former Parktown Boys High assistant sports coach and assistant boarding master, who allegedly sexually groomed more than 20 pupils, is expected to appear in court.

Icasa's alleged sex pest gets golden handshake of 'almost R1m'

2017-11-07 19:49

Despite allegations of sexual harassment against him, former CEO of the Independent Communications Authority of SA Pakamile Pongwana has received a golden handshake of almost R1 million from Icasa.

Mandla Mandela salutes sister for speaking out about rape by ex-boyfriend

2017-10-25 21:14

Traditional chief and MP Mandla Mandela has applauded his sister Ndileka for disclosing that she was raped by an ex-boyfriend, and he has also saluted the #MeToo campaign for helping her speak out.

Ferguson to alleged rapist: 'I am offering you a restorative justice process'

2017-10-24 19:15

Former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson has formally offered the man she alleges raped her the opportunity for a mediated restorative justice process.

Safa boss raped me – Ferguson

2017-10-22 06:00

“It was so violent, I just froze.” So said Jennifer Ferguson, describing the ­moment Safa head Danny Jordaan allegedly raped her.

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