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The opening film is the talk of the Durban International Film Festival – for all the wrong reasons
The opening film is the talk of the Durban International Film Festival – for all the wrong reasons
The opening night of the 37th Durban International Film Festival was an awkward and uncomfortable affair for many reasons.
Editorial: Marius Fransman – Truth must out
Editorial: Marius Fransman – Truth must out
This week the Daily Maverick published the story of Louisa Wynand, the woman who accused ANC Western Cape leader and Deputy Minister of...
The silent scourge: When sex pests stalk lecturers
The silent scourge: When sex pests stalk lecturers
Sexual harassment is ubiquitous in higher education institutions around the world and a large body of research suggests that women are its main...
Stats SA report on sexual violence questionable and 'ridiculous', say experts
Stats SA report on sexual violence questionable and 'ridiculous', say experts
It doesn’t take a genius to know that in South Africa, black women are more likely than those of other races to be victims of sexual offences as a...
[Video]Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot
[Video]Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot
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.
Workers: Australia knew of child sex abuse at immigration camp
Workers: Australia knew of child sex abuse at immigration camp
In an open letter released Tuesday, the current and former employees said the immigration department had been aware "of the sexual and physical...
Former tennis champion guilty of rape
Former tennis champion guilty of rape
Former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt was found guilty of two counts of rape and one of sexual assault by the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge...
Tennis star Bob Hewitt's rape trial continues
Tennis star Bob Hewitt's rape trial continues
The trial of Australian-born former tennis star Bob Hewitt, accused of rape and indecent assault, is expected to continue in the Johannesburg high...
Video shows boy being raped in 'race attack'
Video shows boy being raped in 'race attack'
Four pupils from the Jan Kempdorp High School in the Northern Cape will appear in court on Friday morning on charges of rape and assault, after a...
Bill Cosby counter-sues woman in sexual assault scandal
Bill Cosby counter-sues woman in sexual assault scandal
Veteran comic Bill Cosby counter-sued a woman on Thursday who says he sexually abused her, accusing her of trying to extort up to $250 000...
More charges laid against swimming coach Tim Osrin
More charges laid against swimming coach Tim Osrin
Western Cape police confirmed on Saturday that more charges have been laid against swimming coach Tim Osrin, accused of assaulting a domestic...
80 sexual assaults in one day – the other story of Tahrir Square
80 sexual assaults in one day – the other story of Tahrir Square
On Wednesday night, when Egypt's army chief announced the forced departure of Mohamed Morsi, the streets around Tahrir Square turned into an...

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