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Blind Alleys Country Findings: South Africa 2013 – The Unseen Struggles of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Urban Refugees in Mexico, Uganda and South Africa
A close look at the lives of LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers and the difficulties they face. The report includes interviews with refugees, service providers and other key stakeholders.
Created: 2013
Country USA
Added: 09 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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South African Shadow Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women
An assessment of the South African government’s compliance with its obligations under CEDAW.
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Outside The Safety Zone: An Agenda for Research on Gender-based Violence against Lesbian and Gender-nonconforming Women in South Africa
An investigation into violence against lesbians and gender-nonconforming women in peri-urban areas, as well as issues around the justice system and current responses.
Author: Susan Holland-Muter
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
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Assessing the Integration of Gays and Lesbians into the South African National Defence Force
The article considers the ideologies and policies of the apartheid administration on homosexuality and military service, and compares these with the post-1994 era.
Author: Aaron Belkin & Margot Canaday
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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“We’ll Show You You’re a Woman”: Violence and Discrimination against Black Lesbians and Transgender Men in South Africa
The report details different incidents of violence against lesbian women and transgender men in South African townships, based on interviews with survivors.
Created: 2011
Added: 07 October 2013
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Imprisoning Men in Violence: Masculinity and Sexual Abuse – A View from South African Prisons
An in-depth look at sexual violence perpetrated against men in prison.
Author: Sasha Gear
Created: 2010
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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Violence against Lesbians and LGBTI Rights in Africa
A resolution passed by the European Parliament on combating and addressing violence against LGBTI people, especially lesbian women, in light of the increasing levels of rape and assault in Africa.
Created: 2012
Country Belgium
Added: 09 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence in South Africa: Interview with Bernedette Muthien
An interview with gender activist Bernedette Muthien on gender-based violence and activism.
Author: Anitha Schall
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Understanding and Responding to Hate Crime
A presentation on definitions of hate crimes and the need to prioritise these crimes in the national agenda.
Author: Juan A. Nel
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
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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Violent Hate Crime in South Africa
A submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for consideration in its summary of stakeholder submissions for South Africa’s appearance before the thirteenth Universal Periodic Review session.
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and its Consequences in Southern Africa
A report on incidents of violence and homophobia in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Author: Scott Long, A. Widney Brown & Gail Cooper
Created: 2003
Added: 07 October 2013
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Forbidden: Institutionalizing Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in Burundi
The report provides personal testimonies of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of Burundi who have been subjected to violence, often at the hands of public officials.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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Recommendations for the Promotion of the Sexual Health, Sexual Rights, Safety and Dignity of Prisoners
A guide into the treatment of male prisoners, including recommendations on dealing with incidents of sexual violence and rape.
Author: Sasha Gear
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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Curtailing Criticism: Intimidation and Obstruction of Civil Society in Uganda
The study investigates intimidation against Ugandan NGOs (including LGBTI organisations), how such incidents affect service delivery and other impacts.
Created: 2012
Added: 07 October 2013
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Beyond Corrective Rape
This article reflects on the rights of LGBTI people and efforts for further protections. It calls for inclusive legal protections, noting the role that governments can play in ensuring minorities are fully protected.
Source: Graeme Reid
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 05 September 2013
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