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Letters to the editor: November 10 to November 16 2017
Letters to the editor: November 10 to November 16 2017
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Landmark human trafficking, sexual slavery judgment upheld
Landmark human trafficking, sexual slavery judgment upheld
The landmark 2014 judgment that sent a wealthy Mpumalanga timber tycoon, Lloyd Mabuza, to prison for eight life terms, has been upheld by the North...
UN names first victims' rights official to combat sexual abuse by soldiers
UN names first victims' rights official to combat sexual abuse by soldiers
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday that Jane Connors will become the organisation's first Victims' Rights Advocate.
Bitter aftermath of sexual abuse
Bitter aftermath of sexual abuse
Sitting at her dining room table, she bows her head and wipes away her tears with the back of her hand. For a few seconds, the usually eloquent...
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...
'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...
Call for tougher action on sex pest teachers
Call for tougher action on sex pest teachers
Teachers found guilty of sexually assaulting pupils or having relationships with them could be named and shamed in the Government Gazette —...
Time for the pussy to grab back
Time for the pussy to grab back
BODY LANGUAGEYes, the unthinkable happened and the man who is the United States president thinks it’s cool to grab you by the pussy.
Survey: Quarter of Europeans say rape can be justified
Survey: Quarter of Europeans say rape can be justified
More than a quarter of European Union residents have said that sex without consent may be justified under certain circumstances, according to a new...
We talk about boys and men being raped in conflict zones, but we don't listen enough
We talk about boys and men being raped in conflict zones, but we don't listen enough
COMMENTSexual violence is a tactic of war, used to humiliate, dominate and instil fear. Although the focus has largely been on women and...
[From our archives] Four frightening facts about child sexual abuse in South Africa
[From our archives] Four frightening facts about child sexual abuse in South Africa
The University of Cape Town released South Africa's first...

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