Author: Rebecca Helman

Should we not be talking about rape cultures?

Should we not be talking about rape cultures?

  By Rebecca Helman The idea of “rape culture” has become increasingly prevalent in discussions about sexual violence in South Africa. Black feminist student activists, in particular, have made visible the ways in which university campuses are steeped in “rape culture” The publication of a cartoon 

After the worst has happened

After the worst has happened

 After the worst has happened by Rebecca Helman  It is the end of my Honours year. I am at a party to celebrate. I am shivering, despite the warm evening as I stand with a group of my classmates on the patio. We are anxiously