Many men, thanks to social stigmas, are ashamed to report sexual hate crimes – but they are almost as common as they are against lesbians.
An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.
A lesbian rape survivor and community activist has told the Khayelitsha probe into policing how insensitive officers added to her ordeal.
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.
Where is the "rape capital of the world"? Is it SA or the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does the phrase even mean? Africa Check investigates.
Named after the 23-year-old who was raped and killed in Delhi in 2012, the Nirbheek pistol has been designed for women. But it has drawn criticism.
Police have detained a group of men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in New Delhi.
The court case of the man accused of raping and killing his four-year-old niece, Jasmin Pretorius, has been postponed to January 13.
Dozens of people have grouped outside a court as a man appears for the rape and killing of his four-year-old niece.
The report about Ikhaya Loxolo, a home for the mentally disabled in the Eastern Cape, has sparked a dramatic response from government officials.
Bhekisisa looks back at, and follows up on, some of the most popular and impactful stories of 2013.
The fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi has emboldened survivors to speak out, family members say on the anniversary of the attack.
The country's gender problems remain despite new laws and media efforts to highlight them.
A Somali court has handed down jail sentences to a woman who said she was raped, and to the journalists who reported her story.
Julius Malema has emerged as an unlikely feminist after a recent rally, but gender experts have slammed the political leader for being opportunistic.
Almost 10% of women in Britain have been raped, according to a recent lifestyle survey, writes Haroon Siddique.
We talk to M&G health editor Mia Malan about a small organisation trying to change the way mentally disabled people are treated in rural Eastern Cape.
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While Anene Booysen's rape and murder caused an international outcry, Letty Wapad's similar case went under-reported and almost unheard.
Residents of Diepsloot are baying for blood after the death of two toddlers in the area. And they say they are just as angry at the police.