Sexual Offences

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life at the age of 16, gets clemency

Without Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's intervention, Brown would have remained in prison at least until 2055

Why is male rage sacrosanct?

Hurt people hurt people, but one trauma should never justify another. Men are supposed to be understood;the rest of us must simply understand

Justice is a misogynist so it’s little wonder that women get such a raw deal

There are many issues that need to be addressed to make it easier for women to get legal redress

Let’s talk about sex, teenagers tell members of Parliament

Three teenagers have pleaded with MPs to consider a separate register for child sex offenders instead of criminalising "a natural part of growing up".

British royals deny sex claims against Prince Andrew

Royal officials come to the defense of Prince Andrew following claims of a sexual nature made against the Duke of York.

Don’t call them pests; rapists are criminals

We glibly make light of violent abuse by calling those who perpetrate sex crimes 'pests'.

Hyde Park teacher suspended for sending nude pic to pupil

A Hyde Park High School teacher has been suspended after allegedly sending out numerous sexual images to his pupil, says a report.

Sexual offences courts back on the cards

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says the justice department has already begun implementing steps to bring back specialised sexual offences courts.

NPA reports decline in number of finalised sexual offence cases

The National Prosecuting Authority's annual report has revealed the number of finalised sexual offence cases has dropped for 2011/12.

Limpopo failing its abused minors

A sudden rise in sexual offences committed by children points to a lack of remedial resources.

Criminalising sex is not the answer

Health experts say the best way to deal with teens having sex is to address peer pressure.

It takes a village to fail a child

The horrific, brutal torture of a teenage girl in Limpopo, which was caught on video illustrates our society's systemic failure.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

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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

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences