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‘Men don’t have to worry about being caught’: Sex mobs target Egypt’s women

December 5, 2012

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Source Charlene Gubash / NBC News Volunteers scan a crowd in an effort to detect and prevent sexual harassment during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday.   Updated at 7:48 a.m. ET: CAIRO – Walaa Al Momtaz doesn’t leave her home for up to five days at a time. […]

South African gangs use rape to “cure” lesbians (South Africa)

March 13, 2009

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World — by Reuters  JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Gangs of South African men are raping lesbians in the belief it will “cure” the women’s sexual orientation, an aid agency said on Friday. NGO ActionAid said in a report titled “Hate Crimes: the rise of corrective rape in South Africa” lesbians were increasingly at risk of rape, […]