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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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Equal in Word of Law: The Rights of Lesbian and Gay People in South Africa
A consideration of the case law that contributed to the protection of LGBTI rights in post-apartheid South Africa.
Author: Wendy Isaack
Created: 2003
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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South African LGBTI Youth
This report looks at the needs of LGBTI youth from an organisational and service-delivery perspective.
Author: A.H Butler & G. Astbury
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 11 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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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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Victim Empowerment in South Africa (Part 2)
Examines South Africa’s Victim Empowerment Programme, its effects on frameworks and policies, and what still needs to happen.
Author: Juan A. Nel & Hanlie van Wyk
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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The Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men
A training manual on the law and rights of LGBTI people, particularly those living with HIV.
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Home and the World: Lesbian and Gay Places in the Law
This article tracks the progress South Africa has made in terms of LGBTI rights since 1994, with specific reference to heterosexism in public spaces.
Author: Angelo Pantazis
Created: 2002
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Discriminatory Laws and Practices and Acts of Violence against Individuals Based on their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
A request by the Human Rights Council for a UN study on discriminatory laws and practices as well as acts of violence against LGBTI people.
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 08 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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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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Real Women and Real Lesbians: Discourses of Heteronormativity amongst a Group of Lesbians
This article contemplates the effects of heteronormativity on lesbian women’s identities in post-apartheid South Africa.
Author: Angela Ochse
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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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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The Women’s Movement and Lesbian and Gay Struggles in South Africa
A critique of the feminist movements failure to address and prioritise lesbian issues, as well as issues relating to the broader LGBTI community. The writer also identifies South African law and patriarchy as contributing factors to violence.
Author: Mary Hames
Created: 2003
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Victim Empowerment in South Africa (Part 1)
Examines South Africa’s Victim Empowerment Programme, its effects on frameworks and policies, and what still needs to happen.
Author: Juan A. Nel & Hanlie van Wyk
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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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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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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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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