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‘Rape’ Is Pulling Girls Out Of School

‘Rape’ Is Pulling Girls Out Of School

In Nairobi, parents stormed a girls boarding school on Monday and took away their children, accusing administrators of failing to protect the students. The incident was a reaction to the rape of three girls Friday at the school. Kenyan police are investigating, and parliament is getting involved. The parliamentary committee tasked to look into education […]

29 Boys Raped In South Africa – Commission For Gender Equality Condemns Act

29 Boys Raped In South Africa – Commission For Gender Equality Condemns Act

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has noted with outrage and disgust at media reports alleging that 29 boys were raped and physically violated. The Commission strongly condemn such a scandalous and cruel act against boys that looked up to their alleged perpetrator for their upkeep and support whilst pursuing their soccer dreams. The alleged […]

Me Too Africa, The Steps, The Calls, The Way Forward

Me Too Africa, The Steps, The Calls, The Way Forward

What can realistically help curb sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector? A flurry of reviews, new procedures, panels, regulatory enquiries, resignations, and public apologies have followed media revelations of serious misconduct among staff at NGOs, the Red Cross, and UN agencies. Will any of it make a difference? In the weeks since revelations […]

The Danny Jordan Allegations – More Women Are Stepping Forward To Speak Up

The Danny Jordan Allegations – More Women Are Stepping Forward To Speak Up

More women who claim they have been sexually violated by South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan have approached former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson, she told News24 on Monday. “These women are very courageously coming forward. It’s actually growing as we speak,” she said in a telephone interview. “It’s not just me. I […]

Fighting Against The Stigma Of Rape

Fighting Against The Stigma Of Rape

About 20 women are crammed into a barren area in the village of Munigi at the foot of Mount Nyiragongo in eastern Congo. Aside from tables and chairs, there are only two sewing machines here, which are to be used for training purposes. Trucks rattle past the open door. Some of the women have brought […]

Eight-Month-Old Girl Raped In Delhi

Eight-Month-Old Girl Raped In Delhi

An eight-month-old Indian girl was Tuesday recovering in hospital after she was raped at her home in Delhi, the latest such case in a country notorious for high levels of sexual violence. The girl’s parents rushed her to hospital after discovering her bed covered in blood when they returned from work on Sunday. She later […]

Protesters Hit The Streets Of Pakistan Over The Gruesome Murder And Rape Of 7 Year Old Zainab

Protesters Hit The Streets Of Pakistan Over The Gruesome Murder And Rape Of 7 Year Old Zainab

Protests broke out across Pakistan on Thursday after the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in a district south of Lahore, due to public anger at what is seen as the authorities’ failure to investigate such cases. It is the 12th such murder in the town of Kasur in a year, and has raised […]

Tanzania Police Cite Upsurge In Rape Cases This Year

Tanzania Police Cite Upsurge In Rape Cases This Year

POLICE have confirmed an upsurge of 0.9 percent rape cases in comparison to last year. Making the revelation, Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Robert Boaz, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday that according to the crime statistics from January to November, this year, offences reported were 11,620 in comparison to 11,513 recorded during the […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

You are welcome to the kiosk  and I hope you will learn, you will share and you will be very alert about what goes on around you. Let us continue Joju’s story. So, we were dazed when she narrated the bizarre situation to us. How can a human being be this monstrous if he isn’t […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – Let Us Pray

The Kiosk With Madame K – Let Us Pray

Ladies and gentlemen, I am sorry. I know I have been missing in action, I sincerely apologise. A whole lot has been happening in and around the kiosk and some have been tragic. You know I shared Amaka’s story with you and after that time we closed the kiosk for some weeks just to respect […]

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