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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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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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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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What’s in a Name? Language, Identity and the Politics of Resistance
A collection of presentations from a gathering of feminist, gender and LGBTI activists. This conference looked at the language used to articulate violence against women and the LGBTI community, particularly the highly contentious term ‘corrective rape
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas
A report on women as victims of violence in times of war or armed conflict.
Author: Rashida Manjoo & Calleigh McRaith
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Resilience amidst Adversity: Being Gay and African in the New Century
An overview of the contemporary experiences of LGBTI people in Africa, particularly their vulnerable position in most country contexts.
Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2013
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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HIV and GBV Prevention for Transgender people
A booklet on transgenderism and transsexuality, with a specific focus on gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS.
Added: 08 October 2013
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Sexual and Gender-based Violence: Everyday, Everywhere, and Yet ...
This article looks at women’s encounters with sexual violence and then compares these experiences with social responses to the incidents.
Author: Daniel Moshenberg
Created: 2009
Country USA
Added: 08 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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Every Eight Hours: Intimate Femicide in South Africa 10 Years Later!
A comparative investigation of cases of femicide in South Africa between 2008 and 1998, the year when the Domestic Violence Act came into effect.
Author: Naeemah Abrahams, Shanaaz Mathews, Rachel Jewkes, Lorna J Martin & Carl Lombard
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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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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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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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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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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Gender-based Violence in South Africa: Interview with Bernedette Muthien
An interview with gender activist Bernedette Muthien on gender-based violence and activism.
Author: Anitha Schall
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and HIV: Relevance for HIV Prevention in Hyperendemic Countries of Southern Africa
This article looks at prevalence and causes of gender-based violence, and links this to HIV infection rates and prevention measures.
Author: Neil Andersson, Anne Cockcroft & Bev Shea
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Victim-Centred Approach
A policy document on victim-centred support, including the policies, legislation and structures required for this to happen.
Author: Andrew Faull & Poppie Mphuthing
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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How to Respond to Rape and Other Gender-based Violence: A Guide for Survivors and Activists
An information guide on gender-based violence, covering protective measures and related services for rape and sexual assault survivors.
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
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