Thirteen-year-old the latest victim of ‘corrective rape’

2011-05-07 18:35

The rape of a 13-year-old openly gay girl on Thursday has sent shock waves through the country and prompted the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development to release its strongest statement yet condemning “corrective rape”.

This is the latest in a trend of violent attacks on lesbians over the past month and comes only days after a meeting by gay rights activists and the justice department, which led to the establishment of a task team to look into the abhorrent practice. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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