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Equality is Everyone's Business: Eliminating Homophobia and Transphobia in South African Workplaces
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 15 May 2015
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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 and Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas
A report on women as victims of violence in times of war or armed conflict.
Author: Rashida Manjoo & Calleigh McRaith
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and Sexuality in South Africa
Speeches by Zackie Achmat and Dr Elaine Salo on their work combating gender-based violence, as well as analysis on linkages between struggles and causes of violence.
Author: Zackie Achmat & Dr Elaine Salo
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Sexual Violence against Lesbian Women in South Africa
An investigation into violence against women, with a particular focus on lesbian women, including analysis of causes of violence.
Author: Ines Gontek
Created: 2009
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence, Criminal Law Enforcement and HIV: Overview of the Evidence and Case Studies of Positive Practices
This paper looks at the link between HIV and gender-based violence. It also examines the ways in which the criminal justice system has failed survivors of gender-based violence, especially LGBTI persons.
Author: Jessica Chiu, Kim Blankenship & Scott Burns
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Criminal Injustice: Violence against Women in South Africa
The report considers violence against women in South Africa, with special mention of lesbian women, refugee and migrant women, and female sex workers.
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Lesbian Lives Unlimited: A Report from the Study ‘The Psycho-social-sexual Experiences of Lesbian Women in Tshwane (Pretoria): A Qualitative Analysis’
A report on the lives of eight lesbian women of different demographics, including experiences of violence and discrimination.
Author: Delene van Dyk
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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South Africa – A Home for All? The Need for Hate Crimes Legislation to Provide Equal Protection
A presentation on the need for hate crimes legislation in South Africa and how the issue should be approached.
Author: Juan Nel
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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South African Violence Prevention Model and Action Plan
A study of methods that can be used to address gender-based violence in South Africa, based on tried methods and needs.
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Are Our Workplaces Safe and Supportive? Real-life Experiences of Lesbian, Bisexual and Gender-nonconforming Women
Author: Nina Benjamin, Nosipho Twala & Finn Reygan
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 15 May 2015
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Understanding the Criminal Justice System
An information guide on the criminal justice system and linked services, from the police through to the courts.
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Correcting ‘Corrective Rape’: Carmichele and Developing South Africa’s Affirmative Obligations to Prevent Violence against Women
This article calls for the state and criminal justice system to play a more active role in addressing physical and sexual violence against lesbians.
Author: Lorenzo di Silvio
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and HIV: Relevance for HIV Prevention in Hyperendemic Countries of Southern Africa
This article looks at prevalence and causes of gender-based violence, and links this to HIV infection rates and prevention measures.
Author: Neil Andersson, Anne Cockcroft & Bev Shea
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Sex and Sexuality for All: Handbook for Training Service Providers on Integrating LGBTI Issues into HIV and GBV Prevention
A guide for service providers and others connected to the LGBTI community. The toolkit speaks directly to issues of HIV prevention and gender-based violence.
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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The Country We Want to Live In: Hate Crimes and Homophobia in the Lives of Black Lesbian South Africans
A book on the social realities under which violence against women happens. Causes, solutions and activist interventions are primary themes.
Author: Nhlanhla Mkhize, Jane Bennet, Vasu Reddy & Relebohile Moletsane
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Every Eight Hours: Intimate Femicide in South Africa 10 Years Later!
A comparative investigation of cases of femicide in South Africa between 2008 and 1998, the year when the Domestic Violence Act came into effect.
Author: Naeemah Abrahams, Shanaaz Mathews, Rachel Jewkes, Lorna J Martin & Carl Lombard
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Constitutional Authority and its Limitations: The Politics of Sexuality in South Africa
This research report discusses South Africa’s constitutional jurisprudence and how the law has developed to nominally provide equality for LGBTI people. It juxtaposes these progressive legal clauses with the reality of survivors of violence, most of who
Author: Belinda Beresford, Helen Schneider & Robert Sember
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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How to Respond to Rape and Other Gender-based Violence: A Guide for Survivors and Activists
An information guide on gender-based violence, covering protective measures and related services for rape and sexual assault survivors.
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
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United States Government Gender-based Violence Assessment Report (South Africa)
An overall study of the efforts undertaken in South Africa to address gender-based violence.
Created: 2011
Added: 08 October 2013
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