Seemingly poles apart, Donald Trump and Jacob Zuma have something in common: they are both prominent patriarchs with populist support. And they both count women among their staunch supporters.
Anti-rape protests at a South African university have far bigger implications for the country's ongoing fight against rape culture and patriarchal gender norms.
Is it defamatory to ‘name and shame’ alleged rapists? Absolutely, according to South African law – and those who share that information on social media are liable too.
A violent attack on a female student at one of South Africa's prominent universities was not an isolated incident. It told a universal tale of how patriarchy still rules.
University campuses are prime locations for rape culture. What can be done about this reality?
April is sexual assault awareness and prevention month. It also is the month many young people make final college choices. Here's what you need to know.
By speaking out about sexual violence and creating safe online spaces to seek support, victim-survivors may also encourage others to report the crime.
It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
We mustn't allow convicted rapists or abusers to continue as role models.
Domestic and sexual slavery are being used as weapons of war – and the victims are too often forgotten.
Even with the end of the war in central Africa, continuing instability in the region has triggered an epidemic of rape.
Rape complainants who are perceived to have precipitated their own victimisation, whether through their conduct or their relationship to the perpetrator, are at a particular disadvantage.
The reasons for the phenomenon of child marriage are complex and include the fact that in customary law, marriageable age was never reckoned as an actual number but depended on puberty.
Germany has been a world leader in taking in refugees, but a xenophobic outcry at a wave of sexual assaults puts the government in a tight spot.
New research reveals how many people over the age of 60 have been raped in the UK – and it is time to act.
It may oversimplify the issue but at least a new video animation on consent isn't victim blaming.
There's an issue of impunity around sexual violence in conflict zones. Here's how science could help us solve it.
We must place the responsibility for preventing assault firmly on men's shoulders.
Do university and college websites give students enough information about how to prevent and respond to sexual assaults on campus? Here's a reality check.
The world is full of bad responses to sexual assault allegations. Here's how to do it right.