Will Castration Work in South Africa?

Premier of the North West Province in South Africa has said that men found guilty of raping women and children should be punished by chemical castration.
  • South Africa:  Castrate Rapists - Modise

    South African Press Association, 18 February 2013

    Men found guilty of raping women and children should be punished by chemical castration, North West premier Thandi Modise said on Monday. read more »

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South Africans Standing Up Against Rape


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    Gender Links, 18 February 2013

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    UN News Service, 14 February 2013

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    Gender Links, 14 February 2013

    On behalf of my colleagues in the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, I feel very privileged and honoured to stand before you today and deliver this speech. The gender ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Women March Over Nude Facebook Photos

    GroundUp, 13 February 2013

    A group of women marched to a house in Mau-Mau, Nyanga, to confront a man they accuse of posting nude pictures of a woman, his girlfriend, on Facebook. read more »

  • South Africa:  National Council Against Gender-Based Violence Silent As War On Women Rages On

    Democratic Alliance, 13 February 2013

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