Delhi Rape

Deconstructing ‘India’s Daughter’ and what it means to be a woman

Verashni Pillay unpacks the most powerful parts of the documentary "India's Daughter", showing us the implications of being a woman in India.

India documentary ban: ‘We won’t shout but we will be heard’

An Indian news network ran a blank screen for an hour in protest of the government ban on airing a documentary about the gang-rape of a Delhi student.

Mob storms India prison, lynches rape suspect

One other person was killed as police and the mob clashed after the suspect was dragged out of prison and killed.

India’s Daughter: This film does what the politicians should be doing

"India’s Daughter" is Leslee Udwin’s stirring documentary of a crime that sparked what she has described as India's "Arab Spring for gender equality”.

Documentary showing interview with gang rapist banned in India

Rapist Mukesh Singh had made offensive and derogatory remarks against women which could provoke a public outcry, police said.

Delhi rapist blames gang-rape victim for attack

One of the convicted rapists in the brutal gang-rape and murder of a student in 2012 says she shouldn't have been out at night.

Uber service banned in New Delhi after driver accused of rape

The popular taxi service Uber has been banned from operating in the capital after a woman was allegedly raped by one of the service's drivers.

India remembers gang-rape victim

Candle-light vigils have been planned across India to mark the death of a female student a year ago who was gang raped on moving bus in Delhi.

India’s women still face rape scourge

The country's gender problems remain despite new laws and media efforts to highlight them.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it