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LulekiSizwe ----

"Supporting Victims of "Corrective Rape" in South Africa"

South Africa
Speaks: afrikaans, english
Joined Nov 29, 2010


South Africa has one of the most progressive Constitutions in the world as regards Homosexuals and Lesbians (see article Gay and lesbian rights – SA Constitution), yet the reality on the ground is that both are readily persecuted for their sexuality.

Chief amongst these persecutions is the custom of “Corrective Rape” of lesbians.


Lulekisizwe is an NGO/NPO formed by Ndumie Funda, the fiancée of a victim of “corrective rape” who died in 2007, to provide support to victims of “corrective rape” and to lobby for the SA Government to do something about this scourge!

The project was named after a close friend of Ndumie’s, Luleka Makiwane, who was raped by her cousin, and died of AIDS as a result of that rape in 2005, and Ndumie’s late fiancée, Nosizwe Nomsa Bizana, who was gang-raped by five men because of her sexuality and died of complications as a direct result of that rape.

Ndumie rescues, supports, nurses, feeds and campaigns for LBT in Cape Town’s black townships and rural areas.

“….the plight of young black women who are taking drugs, who have been raped and violated, who have contracted HIV and Aids, who are hungry and unemployed, who have been evicted from their homes because of their sexuality and who prostitute themselves in order to survive, are issues that Ndumie is fighting to change.”

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Luleka = Discipline     Sizwe = Constructively

“Discipline the Nation Constructively!”

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