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Your Guide to the South African Equality Courts: A Step-by-step Process to Empower Paralegals, Community Leaders and Human Rights Educators
This manual provides a step-by step overview of accessing the Equality Courts. It can be used by both those who are legally qualified and those who are not.
Author: Joseph J. Hahn
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 07 October 2015
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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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USER GUIDE: Hate and Bias Crime Monitoring Form
Country South Africa
Added: 16 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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Victims of Hate Crime
This article explores the need for internationally accepted definitions of hate crimes or bias-motivated crime.
Author: Juan A. Nel & Duncan Breen
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Towards the ‘Good Society’: Healthcare Provision for Victims of Hate Crime from Periphery to Centre Stage
This study sets out the reasons why hate crime as a reporting and sentencing category is not a privilege, but rather paramount for ensuring a better life for all South Africans, regardless of sexual orientation.
Author: Juan A. Nel
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Ex Parte: Consortium for Refugees and Refugees & Migrants in South Africa – Legal Brief on Hate Crimes in South Africa
This brief details how South Africa is lagging behind in terms of hate crimes legislation in comparison to international counterparts.
Author: Webber Wentzel Attorneys
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Summary Report on Levels and Trends of Hate Victimisation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) Persons in the Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape Provinces, South Africa
A summary of three reports that looked at hate victimisation against LGBTI groups in three key locations in South Africa.
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Levels of Empowerment among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
An investigation into the levels of social and economic empowerment of lesbian women and gay men in the Durban area.
Author: Helen Wells
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Hate Crimes against Gay and Lesbian People in Gauteng: Prevalence, Consequences and Contributing Factors
A report focusing on the experiences of violence and discrimination by LGBTI people in Gauteng Province.
Author: Helen Wells & Louise Polders
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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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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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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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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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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Tackling corrective rape in South Africa: the engagement between the LGBT CSOs and the NHRIs (CGE and SAHRC) and its role
Author: Luis Abolafia Anguita
Created: 2010
Added: 09 December 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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The Country We Want to Live In: Policy, Practice, Legislation with Respect to Hate Crimes – a HSRC and ISS Joint Panel Discussion
A paper calls for all-round legal reform to address hate crimes, including the need to widen the definition to include violence against sexual minorities and Refugees & Migrants.
Author: Dr Danny Titus
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Exploring Homophobic Victimisation in Gauteng, South Africa: Issues, Impacts and Responses
This report juxtaposes the rights enshrined in the South African Constitution with the everyday reality for sexual minorities, thus drawing attention to the justice system's failure to protect LGBTI persons.
Author: Melanie Judge & Juan A. Nel
Created: 2008
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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Psychological Sequelae of Hate Crime Victimization among Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults
This article looks at the effects of hate crimes, victimisation and violence on gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, and considers how the failings of the criminal justice system add to these problems.
Author: Gregory M. Herek, J. Ray Gillis & Jeanie C. Cogan
Created: 1999
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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