How to deal with sexual violence in South Africa

From Africa is a Country Fri Feb 15 2013, 06:00:49

A month after the BBC wondered if South Africans will ever be shocked by rape, the sadistic rape and murder of the 17 year old coloured working class woman, Anene Booysen, from Bredasdorp, a small town in the Western Cape, provoked nationwide outrage. As last week's news reports (see here, here and here, for example) and social media traction indicate, [...]

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