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Doctor accused of raping teen patient given R5 000 bail

October 19, 2017
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO = When the Nkowankowa Magistrate Court granted bail to the doctor accused of raping her 17-year-old daughter during a medical consultation, the child’s mother wept.

Doctor accused of raping teen patient faces 2nd count

October 18, 2017
News   OurHealth  

The medical doctor accused of raping a 17-year-old patient during a consultation last week recently has had his bail application delayed after a second rape charge was added to his docket.

Doctor remanded in custody for raping teen patient

October 13, 2017
News   OurHealth  

A general practitioner accused of raping a 17-year-old patient during a medical consultation at his surgery has appeared in court and been remanded in custody.

Young, pregnant and abandoned by the system

September 19, 2017
News  

There is little support for young, vulnerable pregnant women – and this is fuelling the high number of abandoned and orphaned babies. HEALTH-E’s UFRIEDA HO reports.

Data distortion: Rape is not a numbers game

July 31, 2017
News  

South Africa’s rape statistics are so muddled some experts call them “meaningless”. But the real challenge is to build a supportive environment that enables rape survivors to report the crime.

Dog devotion for abused kids

July 31, 2017
News  

A volunteer brigade of dogs has joined the Teddy Bear Clinic’s court preparation programme to help children facing their rapists and abusers in court

VIDEO: Surviving Sexual Violence

July 10, 2017
News  

Naeemah is a survivor of sexual violence. This is her story of fighting back.