The mother of three young girls who managed to escape being abducted in Colorado Park in Mitchell’s Plain on Sunday has lauded her children’s bravery, but believes they may have been victims of human trafficking. The three girls, aged 14, 11 and 8 years old, fought off the suspects, who[…]
By Abubaker Abrahams Bonteheuwel residents are seething following the arrest of a 53-year-old man accused of raping a six-year-old girl and then giving her R5 as payment. According to reports, the perpetrator is allegedly known to the family and is in police custody. The suspect appeared in the Bishop Lavis[…]
After the Nigerian army claimed victory over Boko Haram in the armed group’s forest stronghold, a commander at the forefront of the battle says the search is still on for the missing Chibok girls. The army captured the Sambisa Forest in the country’s east over the weekend. Speaking to Al[…]
A new social media campaign called “Freedom For Girls” is picking up steam online, in a bid to have 13 girls released from detention in Egypt. The girls have been detained since Tuesday, May 5, 2015 (3 minors were released after 60 days) and the others have been incarcerated for[…]
Police say two children – a two-year-old and a five-year-old – have been raped in separate attacks in the Indian capital Delhi, in the latest incidents of sexual violence against girls and women in the country. Delhi Police deputy superintendent Pushpendra Kumar said on Saturday that the two-year-old girl was[…]
Relatives of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram mark 500 days since the abductions with hope dwindling for their rescue despite a renewed push to end the armed group’s rebellion. The landmark on Thursday comes amid a security crisis in northeastern Nigeria, where fighters have killed more than[…]
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