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PODCAST | In First Person – Part 8: I was gang-raped at knife-point, contracted HIV from that ordeal

9 June 2020, 10:49 PM

In the 8th episode of our Podcast series ‘In First Person’, we follow the journey of Kay Peterson who was gang-raped as a teen and contracted HIV from this ordeal.

PODCAST: In First Person, Part I – ‘How I went from rape victim with unwanted pregnancy to survivor and mother’

21 April 2020, 1:54 PM

What happens when one goes through a traumatic experience that changes their lives forever? In the first episode of our podcast series ‘In First Person’, rape survivor Nolusindiso Meje*  opens up to host Bomkazi Malobola about her trauma.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to report a rape case

21 April 2020, 12:48 PM

Victims of sexual assault are urged to report the abuse within 72 hours in order to receive medication that prevents the infection of HIV/AIDS. Some victims, under the current lockdown, might find it hard to report abuse. 

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – North West teen to appear in court for cousin’s rape

9 April 2020, 9:39 AM

An 18-year-old man suspected of raping his eight-year-old cousin is expected appear in the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court in North West on Thursday.

Six-year-old dies after being raped and strangled in KwaZulu-Natal

20 March 2020, 7:00 AM

A 6-year-old girl Sinakhokonke Madiya has died after she was raped and strangled at Ezingolweni, on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Omotoso and co-accused

Omotoso rape trial resumes on Monday

2 March 2020, 5:49 AM

The trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso will resume in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

Kenya university berated for blaming “reckless” rape victim

28 February 2020, 8:14 AM

A major Kenyan university has caused widespread public offence by accusing a student who was gang-raped of “recklessness” for walking back to campus after a night out.

Cross-examination of first witness begins at Omotoso rape trial

26 February 2020, 9:19 AM

Defence advocate Peter Dauberman is on Wednesday expected to begin to cross-examine the first witness in the High Court in Port Elizabeth in the Timothy Omotoso rape trial.

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

25 February 2020, 9:52 AM

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

SABC launches “No Means No” campaign against rape, femicide

18 February 2020, 10:04 AM

South African women need to be empowered and taught that it is okay to say NO when they do not want to engage in any sexual activity, that’s the predominant message highlighted in the SABC “No Means No” campaign.



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