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Managing Sexual Abuse in Schools: A Guide for Children, Families and Community Members
This book deals specifically with sexual abuse by teachers and principals against learners in schools.
Author: CALS, LAA, Section 27
Created: 2014
Country South Africa
Added: 24 April 2014
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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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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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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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Piloting the Hate and Bias Crime Monitoring Form in South Africa: Preliminary Findings
A press release from the Hate Crimes Working Group that calls for monitoring of prevalence rates, data collection, training of law enforcement officers and improved legislation.
Created: 2013
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Trans-hate at the Core of Gender-based Violence?
This article argues, on the basis of alarming rates of violence against LGBTI people – and trans individuals in particular – that violence against minority groups is gender rather than sexuality based.
Author: Liesl Theron
Created: 2009
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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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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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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Transgender Violence and HIV
A presentation on the difficulties faced by transgender people in accessing HIV treatment and related services, linked to the social stigma against transgender individuals.
Author: He-Jin Kim
Created: 2012
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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Experiences and Dimensions of Power: Discussions with Lesbian Women
This report explores lesbian women’s direct experiences of discrimination as well as reasons why victims of violence often don’t report such incidents.
Author: Helen Wells, Toni Kruger & Melanie Judge
Created: 2006
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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Fear for Life: Violence against Gay Men and Men Perceived as Gay in Senegal
The report looks at arbitrary arrests of gay men and men accused or suspected of being gay.
Author: Dipika Nath
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 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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Blackmail and Extortion of LGBTI People in Sub-Saharan Africa
This article details incidents of blackmail and extortion in sub-Saharan Africa. It outlines causes and responses, considers who the perpetrators were, and lists reasons why this kind of abuse is seldom reported and hard to manage.
Source: Ryan Richard Thoreson
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 01 October 2013
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