A number of current and former students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have alleged that they were asked for sexual favours by some staff members in return for a residence placement. Nkululeko Mangweni, who works in Parliament but used to be an SRC chair at the university,[…]
By Zaahidah Meyer Human trafficking is real, hidden in plain sight and tearing at the social fabric of the nation, as the demand for cheap labour and sexual services grows. Human trafficking refers to the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery or commercial sexual exploitation[…]
The shocking discovery that a 5 year old girl from Diep River was allegedly sexual exploited for money and food has prompted child protection social workers to place her into temporary safe care. The Western Cape Department of Social Development said the girl was allegedly being abused and forced to[…]
By Abubakr Abrahams Many South African girls are trafficked within their country and abroad for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation. A recent incident involving a South African woman who was rescued from sex traffickers in Malaysia is a startling reality of the dangers of human trafficking. This particular case[…]
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