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Stop 'Corrective Rape' and Violence Against Lesbian Women in South Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Africa, rape, lesbians, environment )

Cher
- 1131 days ago - forcechange.com
Lesbian women in South Africa live in daily fear of being raped and murdered within their own country for being gay. "Corrective rape," when a man rapes a lesbian woman to "cure" her of lesbianism and "set her straight," is a growing problem
Because of Who I Am: Help End Corrective Rape on Lesbians in S. Africa ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rape, lesbians, protection, environment, violence, women )

Cher
- 1448 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to Action Aid, Cape town support groups report about 10 corrective rape cases a week. Of these cases there has been approximately 31 homophobic related murders on lesbians, and only one conviction since 1998.
The Phenomenon of Corrective Rape in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: corrective rape, trial, lesbians, crime, violence, women, humans )

Simone
- 1971 days ago - gayrights.change.org
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
End "Corrective" Rape of Lesbians in South Africa ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, S Africa, lesbians, rape, protection, humans, environment )

Cher
- 1967 days ago - change.org
A new ActionAid report describes the shocking rise of "corrective" rape in South Africa - in which South African lesbians are being raped in an effort to "cure" them of their sexual orientation. Support groups in Cape Town say they see 10 new cases of
   

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