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Sex, Honor and Shame: Rape in South Africa

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Carrie Shelver—Training and Public Awareness Manager, People Opposing Woman Abuse (POWA)

South Africa's former deputy president Jacob Zuma is embroiled in a case of alleged rape. The high profile case has highlighted widespread problems in how South Africa deals with rape allegations, and the extent of the problem. A woman is raped in South Africa every 26 seconds.

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