Sexual Harassment

Union demands suspension of municipal manager accused of sexual harassment

Ekurhuleni municipality initially suspended the manager in June following an internal investigation into the complaint. He was allowed to return three months later


News | 6 November 2023

SAPS must pay R50,000 compensation to victim of sexual harrassment

SAPS took an unreasonably long time to investigate the complaint, the Labour Court says


News | 5 October 2022

GROUNDVIEW: How could a teacher guilty of sexual assault go on teaching for five years?

A learner was betrayed by the education department and the National Prosecuting Authority


GroundView | 30 May 2022

Activists condemn failure to act against teacher convicted of sexual assault

Ayanda Ntuthu has not been suspended. The NPA says it is the education department’s responsibility to find out if its employees have been prosecuted, but there is no easy way to do this.


News | 27 May 2022

Massive backlog at sexual offences court because of broken recording machines

No accountability from courts or Minister of Justice’s office


Brief | 25 May 2022

A Cape Town teacher sexually assaulted a learner five years ago. He’s still teaching at the school

Education department says it will consider disciplinary steps after receiving the outcome of the criminal trial from the National Prosecuting Authority


News | 23 May 2022

Sex pest must be fired, Labour Appeal Court rules

Municipal employee harassed woman when she came to book her learner’s driving test and again when she came to write it


Law | 2 February 2022

Beard-tickler’s dismissal upheld in Labour Court

Judge says man “failed to appreciate the enormity of the consequences of his reprehensible conduct”


Law | 20 May 2021

Sexual harassment: CCMA rules against Department of Agriculture

Department should have acted because harassment took place on its premises


News | 28 January 2021

Councillor accused of demanding sex for job

150 residents protest in small Eastern Cape town to demand he be removed


News | 8 September 2020

School principal charged after sexual harassment case

Western Cape Education Department takes action


Opinion | 12 December 2018

Protesters call for head of UNAIDS to go

Michel Sidibé apologises to AIDS activists but they say it’s not good enough


News | 10 May 2018

Leading SA doctor calls for head of UN body to go

Michel Sidibe “has at minimum built and supported the environment in which these abuses took place” says Professor Francois Venter


News | 26 April 2018