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The chain between words and violence
The chain between words and violence
There has been a justified outpouring of national anger and fury over the past few weeks in response to the ongoing war on the bodies of girls and...
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Late one Sunday evening, Julia* was sleeping in her bed when suddenly she was woken by screams of “Police! Police!” outside. She heard a knock...
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard
Gang raped by eight men who used a plastic bag as a makeshift condom, Phindi Nkrumah’s plea to President Cyril Ramaphosa for reconstructive...
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
Marchillino Ambraal is not particularly in the mood for eating. He has had no appetite since what he refers to as “die voorvalle [the incidents]”. We are in a coffee shop near the Western Cape town of Ceres....
Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
It was October 25, 2012. A group of heavily armed men forced their way into the house of a Congolese doctor just as he was returning home. One of...
'Orange cops are bad, blue cops are good'
'Orange cops are bad, blue cops are good'
On Tuesday last week a woman was admitted to a private psychiatric clinic in Johannesburg. She repeated over and over the single phrase: “Orange...
[From our archives] Angry feminist? Damn right I'm angry
[From our archives] Angry feminist? Damn right I'm angry
Earlier this month, on a Nigerian feminist’s Twitter feed, I spotted men earnestly arguing the case for child brides. In 2016. On International...
India documentary ban: 'We won't shout but we will be heard'
India documentary ban: 'We won't shout but we will be heard'
NDTV broadcast a blank screen with only a flickering lamp in the background for an hour from 9pm to 10pm on Sunday, when it was due to have shown...
Documentary showing interview with gang rapist banned in India
Documentary showing interview with gang rapist banned in India
A documentary film about the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 has been banned in India over concerns that derogatory comments made...
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...
Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women
Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women
Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real-world violence against them, but large social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter...
Sudan: Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery
Sudan: Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery
A pregnant teenager who says she was gang-raped has been charged with adultery in Sudan, and faces a possible sentence of death by stoning. The...

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