ARTICLES RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT

Prosecuting sexual offences: ConCourt rules in favour of lifting expiry date

2018-06-14 15:18

In a victory for victims of sexual abuse, the Constitutional Court has confirmed a High Court ruling that lifted a 20-year "expiry date" on prosecuting sexual offences.

Do some jokes and TV story lines contribute to rape culture?

2018-06-05 11:57

Very often we do not think that even the smallest things that we say can be counter-intuitive to our fight against sexual assault and violence.

Harvey Weinstein accusers react to his arraignment

2018-05-26 09:02

The sight of Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs at his arraignment evoked an array of emotions in his accusers.

R Kelly rubs fan’s cellphone in between his legs in act of defiance

2018-05-14 13:01

The singer has had multiple sexual harassment allegations against him.

Two victims publicly speak about alleged abuse at the hands of R Kelly

2018-05-09 13:02

Four other women have also came forward with allegations of sexual abuse.

Netflix producer accuses Weinstein of persistent sexual assault

2018-05-03 05:54

Alexandra Canosa, an associate producer of "Marco Polo", had initially filed a $10m suit in December, and this week amended it to further detail her allegations against the 66-year-old father of five.

Serial rapist handed three life sentences, plus 48 additional years behind bars

2018-04-14 22:53

A criminal whose five year spree included raping two women inside a Limpopo church has been sentenced to three life sentences as well as 48 years behind bars.

KZN man gets life sentence for raping university student

2018-04-13 18:30

A 29-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has been sentenced to life behind bars for the rape of a 23-year-old university student, who accepted a lift from him.

Sexual harassment plagues academia

2018-04-01 06:29

The existence of legislation, as well as policies at institutions of higher learning, does not guarantee safe and happy spaces for women, writes Lefatshe Moagi.

Judge cited for asking if woman 'closed legs' to stop sexual assault

2018-03-29 09:31

A judicial board has accused a New Jersey judge of violating rules of conduct when he asked a woman during a court hearing why she didn't close her legs to prevent non-consensual sex.

 

KZN education department investigates allegations of sexual abuse at historic Adams College

2018-06-13 21:34

The KwaZulu-Natal department of education says that it had begun its investigation into allegations that male teachers at the historic Adams College, south of Durban, have sexual relationships with pupils.

'Blood tests negative' on woman who accused Luc Besson of rape

2018-05-29 14:35

Toxicological blood tests carried out on an actress who accused French film director Luc Besson of having raped her at a hotel in Paris were negative, a source close to the investigation said Monday.

New sexual harassment allegation part of 'smear campaign' - Danny Jordaan's lawyer

2018-05-20 14:48

Danny Jordaan's lawyer has said that she was not aware of another alleged complaint of sexual harassment opened against the SAFA president.

ANCWL condemns alleged sexual assault after Joburg soccer coach arrested

2018-05-11 22:44

The ANC Women's League has condemned the sexual assault of a boy, allegedly by a football coach at an academy in Johannesburg, where 29 other boys were rescued.

Has Bill Cosby tainted the legacy of our favourite TV dads?

2018-05-03 13:43

He was known as America’s Dad and now he’s been found guilty of sexual assault. What if anything does it mean for our other favourite black screen fathers?

'If you scream, I will kill you,' accused serial rapist allegedly told his victim

2018-04-20 23:11

Two women have told the Limpopo High Court that accused serial rapist David Mamvura broke into their homes and ordered them to strip naked.

Janice Dickinson tells jury Bill Cosby raped her in 1982

2018-04-13 19:00

Janice Dickinson, one of five other accusers who testified against Bill Cosby, told jurors that the comedian gave her a pill that immobilised her.

More celebs are questioning why sex workers, strippers and video vixens are still being excluded from the #MeToo movement

2018-04-03 12:33

Things may slowly be changing in South Africa. Thanks to champions like Moonchild Sanelly.

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

2018-03-31 07:33

US President Donald Trump - who has himself been repeatedly accused of sexual misconduct - on Friday designated April 2018 "National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month" amid a national debate over the issue.

More women have come forward about Jordaan - Jennifer Ferguson

2018-03-26 18:56

More women who claim they have been sexually violated by South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan have approached former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson, she has told News24.

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