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[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
​We need to reclaim the headlines
​We need to reclaim the headlines
This year headline stories were about the same small cast of characters. Every week new titbits were added to the stories; micro-developments...
​What amounts to rape is not widely known
​What amounts to rape is not widely known
GENDERAs we reach the end of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children on Saturday, and with a renewed awareness of...
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees fleeing wars, political instability and poverty are taking contraceptives in the expectation of being raped but are so desperate...
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
More than half the men – 56% – in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg have abused a woman sexual or physically according to the baseline results...
Child rape in Diepsloot: The shocking story that sparked outrage
Child rape in Diepsloot: The shocking story that sparked outrage
In October 2015, Bhekisisa published an article titled Diepsloot: Where men think it is their right to...
[Video]Why do men rape?
[Video]Why do men rape?
Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Counselling services at many of the country’s centres for rape survivors set to scale down or close in a matter of weeks have be given a...
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost half of centres for rape survivors may lose funding for counselling services
Almost 50% of government’s service centres for rape survivors may be without counsellors after September after international funding for the...
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand  access to medical care
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand access to medical care
Women in the Rustenburg municipality face startling levels of sexual violence, while very few report to healthcare services after rape. A new...

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