Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
A lesbian rape survivor and community activist has told the Khayelitsha probe into policing how insensitive officers added to her ordeal.
The national fight against gender-based violence lacks the sufficient political will to succeed, says Rape Crisis Centre director Kathleen Dey.
The Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust, which has helped more than 5000 women in the past two years, may be forced to reduce its services -- or close.
There are significant reasons why the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust believes that the anonymity of the rape survivor should be protected.