RAPE

Men, get over the ‘monsters’ myth

They’re ordinary people and need to hold each other accountable for their actions so that all genders can feel safe

EDITORIAL: ConCourt finds patriarchy guilty

The main judgment of acting judge Rammaka Mathopo starkly exposes the irrationality, rooted in patriarchy

Emergency call centres can’t cope

The help-line workers and their union say there are not enough people to pick up calls — and sometimes people are shot dead while they are listening

ConCourt: It’s not just the man whose penis penetrates who is the rapist

Even a person who has not ‘instrumentally’ been involved can now be tried for the crime

Set a podcast to catch a rape suspect

In just four episodes, Deon Wiggett was able to talk about his rape, tackle the institutions that protect perpetrators and secure an arrest

What women want: Men to listen and speak out against violence

"Women do not have the power to stop rape. We cannot simply break our silence or act in certain ways to effect change."

Stats paint a distorted picture of violence against women

The beating, assaults and abuse are not something that just happens to women, yet that’s how the stats make it seem.

Rape survivor a guide to children

Nonprofit organisation Action Breaks Silence educates children about sexual violence, self-love, empowerment, boundaries and expressing emotions.

Women harvest fruits of abuse  in rural Western Cape

Violence against women on farms and in farming towns, usually by their partners, is under-reported

Abuse taints traditional healing

After being raped and abused repeatedly, a sangoma trainee reported her mentor to the police — only to be shunned

No headstone for Aviwe – the woman a country forgot

In the Eastern Cape, as a village buries yet another murdered woman, mourners struggle to understand where the freedom has gone

A safe haven in a sea of sexual violence

Strong policies are not enough – we need secure physical spaces and societal mobilisation

Press Releases

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.