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.
Many men, thanks to social stigmas, are ashamed to report sexual hate crimes – but they are almost as common as they are against lesbians.
An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.
A lesbian rape survivor and community activist has told the Khayelitsha probe into policing how insensitive officers added to her ordeal.
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.
Where is the "rape capital of the world"? Is it SA or the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does the phrase even mean? Africa Check investigates.
Named after the 23-year-old who was raped and killed in Delhi in 2012, the Nirbheek pistol has been designed for women. But it has drawn criticism.
Police have detained a group of men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in New Delhi.
The court case of the man accused of raping and killing his four-year-old niece, Jasmin Pretorius, has been postponed to January 13.
Dozens of people have grouped outside a court as a man appears for the rape and killing of his four-year-old niece.
The report about Ikhaya Loxolo, a home for the mentally disabled in the Eastern Cape, has sparked a dramatic response from government officials.
Bhekisisa looks back at, and follows up on, some of the most popular and impactful stories of 2013.
The fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi has emboldened survivors to speak out, family members say on the anniversary of the attack.