Category Archives: Rape

Nicholas Ninow pleads guilty to raping girl, 7, at Dros restaurant

BY NOMAHLUBI JORDAAN WARNING: Not for sensitive readers Shocking details of how Nicholas Ninow raped a seven-year-old girl at a Dros restaurant in Silverton emerged on Monday when he pleaded guilty in the Pretoria high court. Ninow, 21, disclosed what he did to the child when she opened the toilet door as he took drugs, and […]

Why are women paying the price for an unsafe South Africa?

Hell is empty And all the devils are here. Shakespeare’s famous line from The Tempest comes to mind as South Africa reels from another epidemic of violence by men against women. The most recent spate of killings and rape has sparked outrage in a country with one of the world’s highest murder rates. According to […]

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld

By Arwa Damon, Ghazi Balkiz, Brice Laine and Aqeel Najm, CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Nadia’s handshake is strong, but her voice trembles as she says hello. Leaning against a window, she describes in painful detail the twisted journey that saw her evade the grip of terrorists only to fall victim to Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld.Stories like Nadia’s have […]

Was Delhi gang rape India’s #Metoo moment?

Source: Five years after the notorious gang rape and murder of a 23-year old physiotherapy student on a bus in Delhi, the BBC’s Geeta Pandey asks if India is a better place for women today. First, a recap of the horrific crime – the young woman and her male friend had boarded the bus […]