Yet serious errors by the prosecutor and the magistrate meant the high court had no choice but to reduce his sentence of life in prison.
Violent men can't be dismissed as deviant; our society shapes such distorted masculinities.
Bolstering a weak life orientation curriculum is proposed as one of the ways of preventing abuse, including rape, in classrooms.
The pupils who attacked a boy, raping him with a broom handle, will appear in court on Friday. Meanwhile, the DA will protest at the school on Friday.
A superior court judge turned down a request from Polanski's lawyers, who wanted a new hearing to try and close the case on procedural grounds.
To speak about sex in any form is taboo – unless it's by those who make billions off it. This has plunged people into silence and vulnerability.
Comedian and actor Bill Cosby, who is accused of sexual abuse by a total of 15 women, may not be prosecuted for his alleged crimes.
A group of men doused a girl with kerosene and set her alight for resisting their attempts to molest her, after which she died of her injuries.
Abused women want the SAPS to act following the ruling about the country's international remit.
Mounting allegations of rape and sexual assault against entertainer Bill Cosby has resulted in a Netflix special series on his life being postponed.
Changes in a pupil’s behaviour or work might be an indication that they are experiencing a problem they may find difficult to talk about.
The 25-year-old footballer served half his five-year sentence for rape and his old team is discussing the possibility of his return despite petitions.
If the human cost won't, will the financial cost make government commit to a comprehensive national plan to combat gender-based violence?
My mother was raped by a church elder, something that would affect the rest of her life. This made what happened after, something even worse.
It wasn't really about 'impartial, objective' judgment, but rather competing narratives.
The rape and murder of two teenage girls, found hanging from a mango tree, has sparked outrage among activists and the international community.
The man accused of "correctively" raping and murdering Duduzile Zozo in Thokoza last year will have his day in court on May 26.
A 21-year-old gay man, was raped, tortured and killed in front of a group of teens. Sonke Gender Justice speaks to David Olyn's friends and family.
The president says there is nothing abnormal about his security requirements at Nkandla given past experiences, including his wife's rape.