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A Campaign Goes Viral to Stop 'Corrective Rape,' Used to 'Cure' South African Women of Homosexuality
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, politics, world, gayrights, corrective rape, South Africa, women, violence, rights, news, safety, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse )

- 1730 days ago -
How a humble online petition to stop the barbaric practice of "corrective rape" in South Africa went global.
Call to the South African Government to Declare "Corrective Rape" a Hate-Crime ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, corrective rape, Africa, hate crimes, violence, women, environment )

- 1775 days ago -
The heinous crime of "Corrective Rape" is prolific in South Africa, especially in the "townships". Corrective Rape is a terminology used wherein a male rapes a lesbian with the aim of turning her heterosexual! Most of the victims are also tortured,
The Phenomenon of Corrective Rape in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: corrective rape, trial, lesbians, crime, violence, women, humans )

- 2257 days ago -
Corrective rape, for those who haven't heard the term (it's less than ten years old, since it was just recently coined by human rights activists) is the criminal phenomenon where LGBT people, especially lesbians, are raped by a member of the opposite sex

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