Discriminatory myths and fables about rape and race are inextricably linked in South Africa, writes Helen Moffett.
The attack on a Dalit student in Kerala has sparked national outrage and raised questions about the position of women in a patriarchal society.
Survivors of sexual violence are unhappy with universities' policies and actions, and researchers say under-reporting is part of the problem.
From startling insights from the Guptas' former guards to an interview with Mr Please Call Me – what to expect in this week's Mail & Guardian.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
It is very clear that the issue of rape needs serious attention. If the protesters achieve that, it will be a step forward.
I support outing the list of alleged rapists at Rhodes, because what other recourse is there for victims, writes Pontsho Pilane.
Fury over the misogyny and hatred in social media is fuel in the fight for a better, equal world.
The judgement is the first to recognise sexual violence as a weapon of war, as well as the highest profile leader.
A US global fund has cut back on critical funding for services provided to survivors of violent crime. Government must provide a sustainable solution.
We’re subjected to enough horrors online – a rape simulator can't simply go unchallenged
ANC's interest in women's rights seems to have evaporated when it is most needed.
It may be true that #NotAllMen rape, but enough do to make it a statistic.
'Solidarity' too often masks a culture of sexual coercion and assault by male activists.
United States Vice-President Joe Biden: “Any time consent is not or cannot be given, it is sexual assault and it is a crime.”
A group of Hilton College pupils are in hot water after a picture depicting a “mock rape” went viral on social media on Thursday.
The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
Unless the rape crisis is tackled, it will backfire at us.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.