rape culture

 
Rape survivor a guide to children
Rape survivor a guide to children
Debi Steven was raped twice before she turned 11. Talking to the Mail & Guardian, she says: “Both times I was raped, it was by white men...
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...
Rapists who prey on the mentally ill
Rapists who prey on the mentally ill
The family of Mulalo Mukwevho*, who is 20 years old and mentally ill, were stunned when she started showing signs of pregnancy in January last...
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...

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