abuse

 
Domestic abuse isn’t only by men
Domestic abuse isn’t only by men
I accompanied my friend to one of his weekly church cell meetings in our area. He had been nagging me to attend at least one church service with...
A compass for a feminist future
A compass for a feminist future
I find myself praying for my abusive uncle and using my tears to bargain with God for a lesser punishment for him. He has tried to kill members of...
Yes, women can be sexual predators
Yes, women can be sexual predators
He’d been in the bathtub at the time, he remembers. She had walked in and made an inappropriate comment “about my private parts”, he says. “I...
Editorial: Power corrupts ― even in our respected NGOs
Editorial: Power corrupts ― even in our respected NGOs
Ours is a land of the dispossessed. A land of the landless. A land of yearning and hope. A land of pain and anguish. A land of millions struggling...
English police on high alert to curb abuse surges during World Cup
English police on high alert to curb abuse surges during World Cup
Police in England are mobilising in preparation of increased domestic abuse during the World Cup.
Australian Catholic Church agrees to help child sex victims
Australian Catholic Church agrees to help child sex victims
The Catholic Church in Australia agreed Wednesday to join a national redress scheme for victims of institutional child sex abuse, declaring that...
The marriage that went from love to imprisonment
The marriage that went from love to imprisonment
They’d been married for forty years after a whirlwind young romance. It was a forbidden love in defiance of their families and racial...
McBride's daughter denies claims she was forced to open assault case
McBride's daughter denies claims she was forced to open assault case
The daughter of IPID head Robert McBride has spoken out against his comments that she was influenced into making assault claims against him,...
Police on trial for deserting abuse victims
Police on trial for deserting abuse victims
Between rheumatoid arthritis and high blood pressure, 74-year-old Brenda Hedges was effectively paralysed from the waist down. She lay helplessly...
Childhood in SA is a hard-knock life
Childhood in SA is a hard-knock life
More than one out of three children in South Africa have been physically abused – hit, beaten, kicked – by an adult caregiver. And nearly a...

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