Cape Town - The Western Cape and the North-West are the only two provinces to show a decrease in sexual offences according to the 2018/2019 crime stats released on Thursday.
In the report from the South African Police Services, sexual offences are defined as sexual activities that a person has not consented to, and it can refer to a broad range of sexual behaviours that make a victim feel uncomfortable, frightened or threatened. Sexual offences include the following crimes:
- Sexual Assault
- Attempted Sexual Offence
- Contact Sexual Offence