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Kylie Thomas
“Homophobia, Injustice and ‘Corrective Rape’ in Post-Apartheid South Africa”
South Africa
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
Optional Fields
Homophobia; Rape; South Africa; hate crimes
This report addresses homophobia, corrective rape and gender based violence in South Africa. The author offers a critique of the terms ‘corrective rape’ and ‘curative rape’ and argues for careful and nuanced application of the concept of ‘hate crimes’. The report focuses on an individual life history and experience of trauma, as well as discussing gender-​based violence in the context of structural violence.
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