rape culture

 
Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face 'rape culture'
Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face 'rape culture'
"Mary" was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended.
SA to launch plan to tackle gender-based violence. Read Ramaphosa's speech here.
SA to launch plan to tackle gender-based violence. Read Ramaphosa's speech here.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa will launch a national strategic plan to tackle gender-based violence (GBV) after years of lobbying by activists....
Could this protect hundreds of children from being raped?
Could this protect hundreds of children from being raped?
Pupils who received a 12-hour course on issues such as HIV, gender and myths about rape were less likely to be a victim of rape — or a...
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other  ways to make services better
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other ways to make services better
Services for rape survivors may need to go mobile if the country is serious about reaching victims of gender-based violence.
Teach our boy children well
Teach our boy children well
As I watched my Facebook and Twitter timeline fill up with thousands of #MeToo hashtags from women sharing their experiences of sexual harassment,...
A silence that begins at home
A silence that begins at home
I have always thought of myself as a relatively decent person. I don’t litter. I don’t kick puppies. I believe in trying to minimise...
Snap of shame: The rough road to stamping out ‘revenge porn’
Snap of shame: The rough road to stamping out ‘revenge porn’
When lecherous strangers began knocking on her front door expecting sex, Greta Potgieter knew who was to blame. What she did not know was how...
Stop victim-blaming. It’s perverse
Stop victim-blaming. It’s perverse
"There is no such thing as a safe space in this country if you’re black and a woman and lesbian. You’re a walking coffin,” said a young...
Suspect arrested in grisly murder of Klerksdorp teen
Suspect arrested in grisly murder of Klerksdorp teen
North West police on Sunday arrested a suspect linked to the gruesome murder of a 15-year-old Klerksdorp teenager at the weekend.
Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror
Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror
Nine years after he first decided to use rape as a metaphor to comment on the state of the nation, cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro – better known as...