Tag Archives: Rape

2015 Nov. 25: My words are the ink in my blood

by Phila Mbanjwa I have found peace through these words from my heart. They are not only inspired by life and love experiences, but form part of what society lives through everyday. I have seen lives ended and dreams shattered. … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 7: Double Despair

by Siba Nkumbi She never thought rape would still be an issue at her age, or in the year 2015. However, it seems like the human species has allowed it to be an everyday thing. Sadly, she found out the … Continue reading

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2015 July 31: Lihle Sokhela’s killer shows no remorse

Text and photos by Lerato Dumse It was a bittersweet moment when Thabo Molefe (47) was sentenced to a concurrent 22 years for murder and 12 years for raping Lihle Sokhela (28). Sokhela was a black lesbian from Daveyton. There … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 8: Mo(u)rning the loss …

In loving memory of Anene Booysen (17) who was brutally murdered in Bredasdorp. As I drove passed Ghandi Square at the Joburg CBD I saw a small group of activists who braved the heavy rain wearing purple t-shirts and other … Continue reading

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