In Children & Youth
Mar 29th, 2011
South African children aged 12 to 17 are more likely to be raped than people of any other age, in a country where the incidence of rape is among the world’s highest, a minister said Tuesday. The women’s minister, Lulu Xingwana, said the finding was based on a study of people who sought he...
Feb 22nd, 2011
An Ivory Park man was on the run on Monday after his wife caught him raping his 10-year-old step-daughter, police said. Warrant Officer Neldah Hlase said the girl’s mother left the two together on Sunday while she went shopping. On her return at 2pm, “the woman thought it was a dream̶...
Dec 22nd, 2010
Each week, more than 10 lesbians in the South African city of Cape Town are taken by men into a makeshift shack, a back room, or dark street and violently raped with the goal of ‘turning them straight.’ Over 30 lesbians have been murdered in the country in the course of thousands of ̵...