12/09/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
| SOUTH AFRICA
The last few days have seen some measure of progress in two lesbian rapes cases in the Western Cape.
On Monday, the man found guilty of raping then-twenty-year-old Zukiswa Gaca as his friend watched in Khayelitsha in December 2009 was finally sentenced after almost four years. >>>
Lorenzo DiSilvio discusses the history of violence against women in South Africa and the extent of such violence today, as background to corrective rape; address the constitutional implications of corrective rape and the countries international legal obligations; and finally outline the possible contours of the due-diligence-turned-wrongfulness-prong to suggest what South Africa’s afﬁrmative obligations to prevent corrective rape might look like. >>>