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  • End "Corrective" Rape of Lesbians in South Africa

    04/05/2009 12:16:49 AM PDT · by Melissa 24 · 59 replies · 3,165+ views
    Modern Ghana News ^ | april 3, 2009 | By Uzima Collective
    ccording to Action Aid, Cape Town support groups report about 10 corrective rape cases a week. Corrective rape is where men are raping lesbians in hopes to cure them of their sexual orientation. Most of these brutal attacks are being reported from towns like Johannesburg and Cape Town, where the rape crime is immensely high. Despite these massive reporting, victims cries for help still seem to fall on deaf ears. Statics show that 24 out of every 25 reported men walk free due to the fact that the African government does not recognize hate crimes as a crime. It is...