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Eritrean and Tigrayan forces killed and raped refugees – Human Rights...

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Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, an international rights watchdog said on Thursday. Human...

Sexual offences show increase

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Sexual offences have increased by 74.1% in the months between April and the end of June this year after lockdown regulations were further relaxed. This...

Cops who rape are rarely disciplined, GroundUp says

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South African Police Service (SAPS) members have been accused of nearly 1 000 rapes since 2012, according to data from the Independent Police Investigative...

Swiss verdict due in Liberia war crimes trial for rape, cannibalism

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A Swiss court will rule on Friday whether a Liberian rebel commander committed rape, killings and an act of cannibalism in one of the...

Ethiopian soldiers guilty of rape, murder

Three Ethiopian soldiers were convicted of rape and one of killing a civilian in Ethiopia's Tigray region, government said, the first public statement on...

Nigerian women take action as rape, assault cases surge during pandemic

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When Kehinde Osakede’s university closed due to COVID-19 last year, the visual arts student returned home to Lagos. A visit to a family friend...

Chad arrests soldiers accused of rapes in Niger

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Chad’s government said on Saturday that soldiers accused of at least three rapes in Niger, including that of an 11-year-old girl, have been arrested...

Men forced to rape family members in Ethiopia’s Tigray, UN says

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More than 500 rape cases have been reported to five clinics in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United Nations said on Thursday, warning that the...

Ethiopia confirms widespread rape in conflict-hit north

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Scores of women have been raped in Ethiopia’s northerly Tigray region, authorities have confirmed, in the chaotic aftermath of an armed conflict last year...

Ethiopian women raped in Mekelle, says soldier

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Soldiers and police in the northern Ethiopian city of Mekelle have expressed concerns about insecurity, with one saying women were raped this week, after...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...