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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...
SA boys more at risk of sexual abuse than girls – study
SA boys more at risk of sexual abuse than girls – study
Boys in South Africa are more at risk of sexual abuse than girls, according to a 
Bill Cosby unlikely to be charged for sexual abuse
Bill Cosby unlikely to be charged for sexual abuse
In recent weeks, about 20 women have come forward accusing veteran United States comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault and even rape.
[Video]How to survive as a woman miner
[Video]How to survive as a woman miner
Female miners are still subjected to discrimination, sexual abuse and violence in the workplace. We spoke to some women about their experiences.
Anti-sexual violence guide launched for schools
Anti-sexual violence guide launched for schools
Combating sexual violence in schools is a "bus that people get on and off of", said attorney Bonita Meyersfeld from the Centre of Applied...

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