RAPE

Protesters demand rape suspect be detained

Accused handed over to police by his parents

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20 July 2020

“GBV is a pandemic. Do something about it!”

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament

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30 June 2020

Landmark rape ruling overturned by Supreme Court of Appeal

Rape survivor who sued the police for negligence should not get damages, court rules

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6 May 2020

Woman raped in public library organises protest to demand better security

About 50 learners from various high schools protested outside Uitenhage Public Library

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6 March 2020

Sexual offences courts’ regulations finally gazetted

Date for implementation still to be set

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6 February 2020

Here’s how the common purpose rule now applies to gang rape

“The court must not be implicated in perpetuating patriarchy and rape culture”

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17 December 2019

Family in Brakpan terrorised for laying rape charges

“They always break the door and enter with guns, pangas, golf clubs and sticks. They beat us”

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28 October 2019

Thousands march in Gugulethu against gender-based violence

“Until we fix ourselves as men, then nothing will come right”

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24 October 2019

“No one was going to believe me” says rape survivior

Eastern Cape women struggle with prosecution of rapists

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8 August 2019

“I want all my rapists to be arrested”

Rape survivor says the police have failed her time and again

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20 February 2019

Child rape survivors left without counselling

Mental health care a “lottery” for survivors of sexual violence

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28 November 2018

Rhodes University shut down after student takes her own life

Students and staff demand action against gender-based violence on campus

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7 August 2018

Mother of raped, disabled child says police have failed them

“She could not identify an accused. The police could therefore not proceed with further investigation” says SAPS

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5 April 2018

“I sent my child to the school to learn, not to be raped”

School security guard in Ngcobo court charged with rape of 15-year-old

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21 February 2018

Rhodes criticised for expelling “rape culture” protesters

University has banned two female students for life following protests in 2016

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14 December 2017