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Violence, Identity and Poverty
A discussion of two different theoretical explanations for violence in contemporary societies: one focused on culture and the other on politics.
Author: Amartya Sen
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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
Same-Sex Sexuality in the North-West Province
A study of same-sex-orientated people in rural areas of South Africa’s North West Province. Social acceptance, experiences with healthcare providers, mental wellbeing and HIV prevalence are all examined.
Author: Hennie Baird
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
“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