sexual offences

 
Why is male rage sacrosanct?
Why is male rage sacrosanct?
I have watched with interest how the trauma of men is treated, especially men who go on to traumatise others. Frankly I am disappointed, and...
Justice is a misogynist so it’s little wonder that women get such a raw deal
Justice is a misogynist so it’s little wonder that women get such a raw deal
"Baby papa of neighbour doesn’t maintain and he works. Neighbour is unemployed. Direction please,” one person wrote. “Can I bring forward a...
Let's talk about sex, teenagers tell members of Parliament
Let's talk about sex, teenagers tell members of Parliament
Speaking for their peers, three teenagers today asked members of Parliament to talk to young people about the challenges of having sex at a young age...
British royals deny sex claims against Prince Andrew
British royals deny sex claims against Prince Andrew
Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with...
Don't call them pests; rapists are criminals
Don't call them pests; rapists are criminals
In South Africa, if you are a teacher who rapes a schoolchild, you are called a "sex pest" – not rapist, not criminal, not someone who abused your...
Hyde Park teacher suspended for sending nude pic to pupil
Hyde Park teacher suspended for sending nude pic to pupil
A Hyde Park High School teacher was suspended for allegedly sending a 16-year-old pupil a naked picture of himself, EyeWitness News reported on...
Sexual offences courts back on the cards
Sexual offences courts back on the cards
In a curious case of two steps forward, two steps back, the justice department is looking to reinstitute specialised sexual offences courts, which...
NPA reports decline in number of finalised sexual offence cases
NPA reports decline in number of finalised sexual offence cases
The NPA's report, presented to Parliament's justice portfolio committee on Tuesday, also showed there were 754 convictions on complex...
Limpopo failing its abused minors
Limpopo failing its abused minors
A spike in reported sexual offences committed by children in Limpopo's Thulamela local municipality has thrown into relief the glaring lack of...
Criminalising sex is not the answer
Criminalising sex is not the answer
Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi is set to meet justice ministry officials to rectify what his office terms "contradictions" in the Sexual Offences...
It takes a village to fail a child
It takes a village to fail a child
On a Friday afternoon in July 15-year-old Muofhe Ndadza* was caught by two young boys in ill-fitting clothes she had stolen from a house in...
NPA crackdown outrages activists
NPA crackdown outrages activists
Prosecutions boss Menzi Simelane's decision to authorise the prosecution of children between the ages of 12 and 16 for having consensual sex has...

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