Sexual Abuse

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for #MeToo

The 67-year-old was remanded in New York's notorious Rikers Island jail after the jury of seven men and five women found the once powerful Hollywood producer guilty of criminal sexual acts

Inside Uganda’s controversial ‘pregnancy crisis centres’, where contraception is discouraged

Undercover investigation shows that controversial US-linked centres are defying government policy and providing inaccurate medical information

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

UN suspends ties with Caritas in CAR over sex abuse probe

Caritas has been operating in the strife-torn country since 1991, mainly coordinating programmes to protect children and assist displaced people

EDITORIAL: No defence for sexual abuse

As protestors pointed out earlier this year in countrywide demonstrations, GBV is an epidemic that needs to be addressed with great haste

Gender violence survivors get crisis fund

The fund is one of the “key actions” identified by the interim committee on gender-based violence and femicide at a recent meeting in Pretoria

Abuse taints traditional healing

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

The chain between words and violence

Boys should be taught how to speak to and about women, because language  informs mindsets

Feminism 101: Pussies are not for grabbing

It’s been 30 years since I found my voice – now ‘nasty’ women around the world are fighting back

Violence erodes democracy and rights

We must create cultures and norms in all spheres of society that condemn gendered attacks

Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault

With one in five men admitting to assisting in sexual assault, it is vital that those who abet perpetrators be deemed liable

Australia’s Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal

Pell had been trying to overturn the verdicts and six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income