Gang Rape

Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard

Gender-based violence is escalating as the social crisis deepens. Some activists want a special council for survivors

A lone gay man says ‘enough’ to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands

After ​Marchillino Ambraal was gang-raped a second time and a friend was killed, he wants to see justice done

Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?

The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in the DRC

‘Orange cops are bad, blue cops are good’

An anti-rape campaigner says metro police officers pulled her off the N1 and gang-raped her

[From our archives] Angry feminist? Damn right I’m angry

Fury over the misogyny and hatred in social media is fuel in the fight for a better, equal world.

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.

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.

Video shows boy being raped in ‘race attack’

The pupils who attacked a boy, raping him with a broom handle, will appear in court on Friday. Meanwhile, the DA will protest at the school on Friday.

Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women

Online abuse in Pakistan is triggering real-world violence against women owing to slow responses from Facebook and Twitter and poor law enforcement.

Sudan: Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery

An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.

Five arrested for lost tourist’s alleged gang rape in India

Police have detained a group of men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in New Delhi.

Gang rape, death of teenage girl sparks protest in India

Hundreds of people in India have protested and accused state authorities of failing to protect a girl who was allegedly gand raped and later died.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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