sexual abuse

Bathabile Dlamini & the case of SA's disappearing rape crisis services

Nelisiwe Msomi

Under Dlamini's time as minister of social development, centres lost funding for counselling services. Now, no one can say what the future holds.

Former Vatican No. 3 appeals landmark child sex conviction

Erin Handley

Cardinal George Pell, found guilty earlier this year on five counts including oral rape and molestation, will begin his appeal against the convictions

Sexual harassment in the workplace: A symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue

Seehaam Samaai, Aisha Hamdulay

South Africa’s public-interest sector is not clean of alleged sex pests in the office

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

Rodrigo Almoncid

The disclosures come at a time when women's football is experiencing a worldwide surge in popularity ahead of this year's World Cup

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors


An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators