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Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Counselling services at many of the country’s centres for rape survivors set to scale down or close in a matter of weeks have be given a...
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost 50% of government’s service centres for rape survivors may be without counsellors after September after international funding for the...
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand  access to medical care
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand access to medical care
Women in the Rustenburg municipality face startling levels of sexual violence, while very few report to healthcare services after rape. A new...
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
In their recent book, A Manifesto for Social Change: How to Save South Africa, Moeletsi Mbeki and his niece Nobantu Mbeki argue that, with...
Germany moves to approve 'No means No' law to broaden their legal definition of rape
Germany moves to approve 'No means No' law to broaden their legal definition of rape
The German parliament is expected to pass a new law broadening the definition of sex crimes to cover cases in which a victim withheld consent but...
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Once a towering figure in business and politics, Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was jailed for 18...
Don't be surprised by Mabel Jansen - rape myths pervade South African courts
Don't be surprised by Mabel Jansen - rape myths pervade South African courts
I’ve been following the turbulent wake of Judge Mabel Jansen’s racist and inflammatory remarks on rape without...
India shamed again by another brutal rape and murder
India shamed again by another brutal rape and murder
The brutal rape and murder of a 30-year-old Dalit law student on April 28 in south India’s Perumbavoor municipality in Kerala has sent shock waves...
'Campus rape plans favour perpetrators'
'Campus rape plans favour perpetrators'
Universities’ policies and handling of rape and gender-based violence have created safe havens for perpetrators, say survivors on campuses.
In the M&G this week – Guptas, Please call me and the DA’s list fail
In the M&G this week – Guptas, Please call me and the DA’s list fail
The April 29, 2016 edition of the Mail & Guardian is packed with great news, features and more this week. Take a look at the stories you...
Diepsloot: Where men think it's their right to rape
Diepsloot: Where men think it's their right to rape
The sun has just risen over the shacks of Extension 1 in Diepsloot, Johannesburg north. It is a calm Tuesday, just after 6am, in October...

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