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Rape survivors, activists decry stereotypes and culture of silence as SA marks Women’s Day

9 August 2020, 5:40 PM

Anglican Church Reverend June Dolley-Major has called on the church to allow for an independent investigation to be conducted into allegations of rape which she has laid against another priest from the church.

iNanda residents not surprised as local police station records highest number of rape cases in SA

4 August 2020, 8:01 PM

Community members in iNanda north of Durban, say they are not surprised that their local police station has again recorded the highest number of rape cases in the country.

PODCAST | In First Person – Part 14: A car crash claimed my 3 siblings, left me injured and had to endure rape amid grief

4 August 2020, 7:42 PM

In the 14th episode of our Podcast series: ‘In First Person’, we follow the story of Ntsoaki Mofokeng who lost three of her siblings in a car accident and had to endure sexual abuse amidst the grief.

Inanda in KZN records highest number of rapes in SA

1 August 2020, 9:25 AM

Inanda, north of Durban, has recorded the highest number of rapes in the country for the 2019/2020 financial year; followed by nearby Umlazi.

Northern Cape mother sentenced for failing to report daughter’s rape

24 July 2020, 6:49 AM

The Taung Regional Court in the North West has sentenced a woman to five years imprisonment for failing to report the rape of her 15-year-old daughter allegedly by the child’s step father.  This story was been corrected on 25 July 2020: The Taung Regional court is in the North West and not the Northern Cape as was originally stated in the story published on 24 July 2020

Kenya police arrest prison warden over rape of patient in COVID-19 quarantine

17 July 2020, 8:04 PM

 Kenyan police arrested a prison warden accused of raping a female patient in a COVID-19 isolation facility he was meant to be guarding, a police report said on Friday.

Former rehabilitation manager arrested for assault, rape of male patient in Northern Cape

12 July 2020, 5:10 PM

A former Manager of the Hanover Rehabilitation Facility in the Northern Cape has been arrested in Cradock in the Eastern Cape for the rape and assault of a 33-year-old man.

12 year old rape victim to receive psycho-social support: Basic Education

8 July 2020, 12:01 PM

The Department of Basic Education says it will provide psycho-social support for a 12 year old learner who was allegedly raped in Bulwer in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands.

KZN man arrested for rape and murder of 34-year-old pregnant woman

4 July 2020, 7:44 PM

A man has been arrested for the alleged rape and murder of a woman at Hlobane in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Provincial Police Spokesperson Nqobile Gwala says initial investigations indicate that Zilandile Xulu was killed in her bedroom before being thrown off a cliff.


Three family members in court for 7-year-old relative’s rape

29 June 2020, 5:53 PM

Three family members made an appearance in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on Monday for allegedly raping their seven-year-old relative. The men are facing a schedule six offence and are expected to return to the dock next week Monday.



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