sexual violence

 
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other  ways to make services better
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other ways to make services better
Services for rape survivors may need to go mobile if the country is serious about reaching victims of gender-based violence.
The other side of #MeToo
The other side of #MeToo
I am naked and in his bed. He is, too.
Time to speak out about abusers
Time to speak out about abusers
I had an uncle. My cousins and I were warned not to go to his home because he was a known rapist. But he never spent a day in prison. It was common...
Women freedom fighters tell of sexual abuse in camps
Women freedom fighters tell of sexual abuse in camps
Female soldiers who experienced sexual assault – or its constant threat – still struggle against the myth of the untouchable men they...
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
Trigger warning: This article contains an account of rape
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees fleeing wars, political instability and poverty are taking contraceptives in the expectation of being raped but are so desperate...
Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Government rape counselling services saved just weeks from slated closure
Counselling services at many of the country’s centres for rape survivors set to scale down or close in a matter of weeks have be given a...
The silent protest shed light on rape but many choose to see it as anti-Zuma
The silent protest shed light on rape but many choose to see it as anti-Zuma
‘I think it’s an exciting moment,” says Sonke Gender Justice’s Dean Peacock of the state of gender activism in South Africa.
We talk about boys and men being raped in conflict zones, but we don't listen enough
We talk about boys and men being raped in conflict zones, but we don't listen enough
COMMENTSexual violence is a tactic of war, used to humiliate, dominate and instil fear. Although the focus has largely been on women and...

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