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Lesbian Violence Explored
A look at violence as experienced by lesbian women in South Africa. The article also considers the agents involved in perpetrating and, potentially, solving this issue.
Author: Nitasha Moothoo-Padayachie
Created: 2004
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence: The Lesbian and Gay Experience
An investigation into domestic violence within same-sex relationships and the use and effectiveness of the Domestic Violence Act in addressing this issue.
Author: Evashnee Naidu & Nonhlanhla Mkhize
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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We Can Prevent Violence (Symposium on Strengthening Primary Prevention of Gender-based Violence in South Africa)
A report from the We Can Prevent Violence symposium, which looked at the causes of gender-based violence and preventative measures, and how these can be achieved. Included are presentations from speakers and plenary discussion notes.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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Violence against Women in South Africa: A Resource for Journalists
A guide for journalists and other media practitioners for reporting on gender-based violence and related issues.
Created: 1999
Added: 07 October 2013
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Practices of Power and Abuse in Gay Male Relationships: An Exploratory Case Study of a Young IsiXhosa-speaking Man in the Western Cape, South Africa
A snapshot of the experiences of a Xhosa gay man, with a focus on the power dynamics within gay-male relationships.
Author: Neil Henderson & Tamara Shefer
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Intimate Partner Violence and Social Pressure among Gay Men in Six Countries
This paper examines reporting of intimate-partner violence and associations with social pressure among a sample of internet-recruited MSM in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.
Author: Catherine Finneran, Anna Chard, Craig Sineath, Patrick Sullivan & Rob Stepheneon
Created: 2012
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Violence against Women in South Africa – Fact Sheet
The fact sheet provides researched information and statistics on violence against women.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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The Right and the Real (A Shadow Report Analysing Selected Government Departments’ Implementation of the 1998 Domestic Violence Act and 2007 Sexual Offences Act)
A report looking at how some government departments have implemented the Domestic Violence Act and Sexual Offences Act, and whether these departments have the means and policies to respond adequately to cases of domestic violence.
Author: Lisa Vetten, Teresa Le, Alexandra Leisegang & Sarah Haken
Created: 2010
Added: 07 October 2013
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