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Defence Minister rebukes DA for soldier sexual abuse comments

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans has rebuked “misinformed insinuations” by a Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). Following...

Defence Minister rapped on the knuckles in NCOP

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was taken to task in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for claiming soldier sexual abuse was...

Sexual abuse and exploitation must end – Mapisa-Nqakula

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula wants a permanent end to sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF). ...

Sexual abuse in Jammeh’s Gambia

Speaking through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in...

South Africa committed to support victims of SANDF sexual abuse

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South Africa is committed to curbing sexual abuse by members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and supporting victims, it...

Ugandan troops committed sexual abuse in CAR – claim

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Ugandan soldiers sexually abused at least 13 girls and women in the Central African Republic while troops were hunting warlord Joseph Kony,...

New UN approach to “stamp out” sexual exploitation and abuse

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Stressing that the United Nations should not, in any way, be associated with the vile and vicious crimes of rape, sexual violence,...

In South Africa, boys more likely to be sexually abused than...

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Boys are slightly more likely to be sexually abused than girls in South Africa, where a third of all children have experienced...

ISS: Protectors turned predators

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A country emerging out of violent conflict is often supported by peace operations, where the primary job of peacekeepers is to keep...

UN chief “inept” on peacekeeper sex abuse: US senator

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An influential US senator accused United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of ineptitude on Wednesday for failing to halt sexual exploitation and abuse...

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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...