Resource Archive List

Information available as downloadable Adobe pdfs on the Shukumisa Website:

Shukumisa publications

  1. Services to Survivors of Sexual Offences – Shukumisa Report
  2. The Shukumisa Campaign Monitoring Report for 2009
  3. The Shukumisa Campaign Monitoring Report for 2010
  4. The Shukumisa Campaign Monitoring Report for 2011
  5. Shukumisa Achievements in 2014
  6. Post-rape services and their funding: A review of the national Department of Social Development’s budgets between 2009/10 and 2013/14 Published by Lisa Vetten in 2014
  7. Shukumisa Campaign Monitoring Report on SAPS in 2013/14
  8. Shukumisa Achievements in 2015


  1. Tracking Justice: The Attrition of Rape Cases through the Criminal Justice System in Gauteng
  2. The State of Sexual Assault Services in South Africa (2003)
  3. Health services to rape survivors – Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre publication
  4. From Paper to Practice: Lessons in the Implementation of Health and Victim Empowerment Policy Applicable to Rape Survivors
  5. Get on the Bus and Stop Violence against Women and Children Campaign Report to parliament
  6. Legal Grounds: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts
  7. Engendering the parliamentary agenda: Strategic opportunity or waste of feminist energy?
  8. Broken Blue Line: The involvement of the South African Police Force in serious and violent crime in South Africa
  9. Hate Crimes: The Rise of Corrective Rape in South Africa
  10. Will any police officer do? The organisation of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) response to sexual offences – Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre policy brief
  11. Medical Research Council study: Understanding Men’s Health and Use of Violence: Interface of Rape and HIV in South Africa (full study) or download the short policy brief
  12. The Right and the Real published by Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre in 2010
  13. The Road to Justice: Victim Empowerment Legislation in South Africa – Road Map Report August 2011
  14. Implementation Brief on the Management of Child Sexual Offences in Courts: Failing System, Broken Promises by RAPCAN, published in April 2014
  15. Protecting Survivors of Sexual Offences – Legal Obligations of the State with Regard to Sexual Offences Published by the Women’s Legal Centre in 2013
  16. APCOF Policy brief: The role of the state in addressing sexual violence: Assessing policing service delivery challenges faced by victims of sexual offences by Joy Watson, published in 2015
  17. Guidelines & Standards For The Provision Of Support To Rape Survivors developed by NACOSA in conjunction with Shukumisa Campaign members in 2014/5

Submissions & Reports:

  1. Submission to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development: Judicial Matters Amendment Bill 2010
  2. Making Women’s Representation in Parliament Count Describes how the Sexual Offences Act was passed in Parliament
  3. Meeting with Minister on Hate Crimes on 14 March 2011
  4. Submission by Women’s Legal Centre & Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre opposing the appointment of Mogoeng Mogoeng as chief Justice
  5. Shukumisa Submission on Sexual Offences Courts Regulations and Implementation Plan November 2014
  6. Young Urban Women TCC workshop report May 2015
  7. Young Urban Women Advocacy workshop report June 2015
  8. Shukumisa report on the Thuthuzela Care Centres September 2015


For informative summaries of the Sexual Offences Act in 4 languages, look here