Medical Research Council

By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2012
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By A. Hawes A viral video of a girl being assaulted is shocking, but activists say that attacks are an epidemic. South African media reported the horrifying details of the viral video that has shocked the world: a 17-year-old, mentally disabled girl being raped by seven men in a Johannesburg township...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2012
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By George Devenish INLSA he video of the rape of the 17-year-old girl went viral on the internet where she was raped by seven males and later found at a mans house in Bramfischerville. The writer says the incident is an indictment on the state of morality of this country. Picture: Matthews Baloyi ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Eight suspects, including a 14-year-old boy, will appear in a South African court on Thursday for the rape of a 17-year-old girl whose attack was filmed and has gone viral. “Eight suspects, aged between 14 and 37, will appear at the Roodepoort magistrate’s court today,” said police ...
By benim
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May 7th, 2011
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Johannesburg – A 13-year-old lesbian was raped in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, the department of justice and constitutional development said on Friday. “Government condemns this senseless and cowardly act of criminality,” department spokesperson Tlali Tlali said in a statement. He said...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 29th, 2011
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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...
By benim
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Feb 20th, 2011
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Johannesburg – A 29-year-old Tshwane traffic officer was arrested for rape on Friday night, Gauteng police said. Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou said it was alleged that the officer picked up a 26-year-old woman and they went out together for drinks. He drove the woman home afterwards, but ...
By benim
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Nov 27th, 2010
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All the way from North to Southern Africa rapists prowl the continent’s fields for their next victims. And it is of course women who bear the deepest scars from Africa’s wars. Writes Samantha Spooner:- The statistics out of the continent have never been more appalling. From Cairo to Cape, the contine...
By benim
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Nov 26th, 2010
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More than one in three South African men questioned in a survey admitted to rape, the latest evidence in the country of a violent culture of patriarchy. Researchers found that more than three in four men said they had perpetrated violence against women. Nearly nine in 10 men believe that a woman shou...