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Factsheet on Hate Crimes and Hate Speech
Factsheet on what Hate Crimes and Hate Speech, what you should do if you are a victim of a hate crime and where to go for support services.
Added: 24 April 2014
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Hate Crimes:the rise of corrective rape in South Africa
This Action Aid report describes some of the most shocking instances of violence, which include corrective rape.
Author: Andrew Martin, Annie Kelly, Laura Turquet and Stephanie Ross.
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 15 April 2014
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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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Factors Affecting Vulnerability to Depression among Gay Men and Lesbian Women in Gauteng, South Africa
A study that considers the leading causes of depression among LGBTI people and the effects of depression on individuals.
Author: Louise A. Polders, Juan A. Nel, Piet Kruger & Helen L. Wells
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Opening Our Eyes: Addressing Gender-based Violence in South African Schools – A Manual for Educators
A training manual, primarily for educators, on teaching and addressing issues of physical and sexual violence among learners.
Created: 2001
Added: 08 October 2013
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Learners’ Perception of Learners Regarded as Having a Homosexual Orientation in an Independent Secondary School Environment
An investigation into aggression towards homosexual learners or perceived homosexual learners at a South African high school.
Author: Hendrik P. Mostert, Chris Myburgh & Marie Poggenpoel
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Report on Discrimination against Women in Zimbabwe based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
This short report looks at instances of discrimination against Zimbabwean women on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. It includes an examination of the effects of discrimination on these individuals’ lives, including their safety
Created: 2011
Country Zimbabwe
Added: 07 October 2013
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Decriminalisation of Sex Work – The Only Arrangement that Offers Dignity to Women (A Submission to the ANC Policy Discussion Document ‘Gender Paper’ and to the Parallel ANC Women’s League Discussion)
A presentation on the major challenges faced by sex workers, including transgender sex workers. Covers issues of harassment, health and safety.
Created: 2012
Added: 07 October 2013
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THE STATUS AND ROLE OF LEGISLATION IN SOUTH AFRICA AS A CONSTITUTIONAL DEMORACY: SOME EXPLORATORY OBSERVATIONS
Author: L du Plessis
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 24 April 2014
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DIP ME IN CHOCOLATE AND THROW ME TO THE LESBIANS: Homophobic hate crimes, the state and civil society.
This article describes some of the shortcomings in the prosecution of a homophobic hate crime as well as a non-governmental organisation’s attempt to influence the sentencing of the perpetrators.
Author: Kerry Williams
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 25 March 2014
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Learners’ Aggression towards Learners Perceived as Having a Homosexual Orientation in an Independent Secondary School Environment
A study on homophobia and discriminatory behaviours among Grade 11 learners at a South African high school.
Author: Hendrik Petrus Mostert
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Not Crossing the Line: Masculinities and Homophobic Violence in South Africa
An article looking at constructions of masculinity and how these notions are contributing factors in homophobic and gender-based violence.
Author: Thabo Msibi
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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South Africa – A Home for All? The Need for Hate Crime Legislation
An article on hate crimes in South Africa, particularly against foreign nationals and LGBTI persons, and the need for specific legislation to address this issue.
Author: Juan Nel & Duncan Breen
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Criminalizing Identities: Rights Abuses in Cameroon based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
A report on widespread homophobic and gender-based rights abuses in Cameroon.
Author: Joseph Achille Tiedjou, Sébastien Mandeng, et al.
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 October 2013
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Report of the Public Hearing on School-based Violence
A report based on public hearings that examined violence in schools. The report mentions violence against both learners and educators, and looks at the causes and the circumstances of the violence.
Created: 2007
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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