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'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
Brown Lekekela heads over to the flipchart that hides a red and gold advert for Lion Lager emblazoned with the words “choose with pride”. Using a...
'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...
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
Trigger warning: This article contains an account of rape
Should men be included in the conversation about rape and women abuse?
Should men be included in the conversation about rape and women abuse?
"I’d choke her,” says Grizelda Grootboom, who refers to herself as a former “sex slave” when I asked how she would feel if she were to share...
Time could be up for sexual offenders who have escaped justice
Time could be up for sexual offenders who have escaped justice
It took more than three decades for Gavin Hendricks to come to terms with the sexual abuse he suffered during his teenage years and lay charges...
Skin to skin: Stealthing is rape
Skin to skin: Stealthing is rape
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'I would have killed myself': Free app puts care at rape survivors’ fingertips
'I would have killed myself': Free app puts care at rape survivors’ fingertips
One Friday night in April, Bianca Jonkers, her boyfriend and his cousin visited a local tavern for a fun night out. Jonkers, who prefers not to use...
Court case could axe a loophole letting sexual abusers off the hook for old offenses
Court case could axe a loophole letting sexual abusers off the hook for old offenses
The Johannesburg High Court will today hear a court case – brought by eight men and women – that could overturn a law allowing sex offenders to...
How can we prevent sexual violence in public transport and spaces?
How can we prevent sexual violence in public transport and spaces?
South Africa has one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world. Harassment and sexual violence towards women using public transport...
​Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes
​Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes
For Zikhona*, a fourth-year student at Rhodes University, life before the Reference List protests was nightmarish. As she moved around the campus,...

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