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Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees fleeing wars, political instability and poverty are taking contraceptives in the expectation of being raped but are so desperate...
More than half of Diepsloot men have raped or beaten a woman in the past year - study
More than half of Diepsloot men have raped or beaten a woman in the past year - study
More than half, 56%, of men in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg say they’ve either raped or beaten a woman in the past 12 months, according to 
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
More than half the men – 56% – in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg have abused a woman sexual or physically according to the baseline results...
Child rape in Diepsloot: The shocking story that sparked outrage
Child rape in Diepsloot: The shocking story that sparked outrage
In October 2015, Bhekisisa published an article titled Diepsloot: Where men think it is their right to...
[Video]Why do men rape?
[Video]Why do men rape?
Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
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...
[From our archives] Diepsloot: Where men think it's their right to rape
[From our archives] 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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