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


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


21 February 2018

Rhodes criticised for expelling “rape culture” protesters

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


14 December 2017

Students protest against rape culture

Rush hour traffic stopped on Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg


25 May 2017

East Londoners protest in support of rape survivors

New support programme for university students planned


12 August 2016

Murdered 20-year-old remembered on Mandela Day

Khayelitsha community hold memorial for Bongiwe Ninini


20 July 2016

UCT students hold event against rape culture

Meeting ends in acrimony between participant and vice-chancellor


11 May 2016

Khayelitsha residents march against violence

Khayelitsha residents took to the streets on Friday as part of a Social Justice Coalition (SJC) campaign to mark the 16 days of protest against violence against women and children.

Siyavuya Khaya

7 December 2015

Mitchells Plain marches against violence

About 150 people from Mitchells Plain, supported by many organisations, marched against gender-based violence to start the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.

Ashraf Hendricks

25 November 2015

How Willowvale women live in fear of rape

Willowvale resident No-Italy Gola, 54, used a machete to fight off the man who tried to rape her. Many other women have not managed to thwart their attackers in this town where at least two rapes are reported to the police each week.

Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik

11 November 2015

We need more murals on rape - Makhaza resident

Following the creation in 2013 of a mural about abuse of women, Makhaza residents have suggested other murals should be built focusing on rape.

Pharie Sefali

14 September 2015

Living permanently disabled after violent rape

A 43-year-old woman who was raped, and stabbed three times in her spine has been left disabled, paralyzed in her right arm and left leg, and unable to speak.

Pharie Sefali

17 August 2015

Outrage as rape accused gets bail

Residents of Mpophomeni in Howick are up in arms after a man accused of the rape of two seven year old girls was granted bail.

Ntombi Ngubane

8 July 2015

Zimbabwean family struggling to cope with rape case

Michael is a Zimbabwean asylum seeker who is struggling to put food on the table for his family. His situation became worse in 2014 when his 14-year-old girl fell pregnant after she was allegedly raped by his 43-year-old friend. She delivered a baby boy on 11 March 2015.

Tariro Washinyira

10 April 2015