Avaaz: Stop 'Corrective Rape' — let's reach 1 million‏

Wow! Nearly 700,000 of us have take action to stop 'corrective rape' and activists in South Africa have forced the government into talks. Let's urgently reach a million and ramp up the pressure for concrete action — click below to sign and forward this email to everyone: Take Action! Dear friends, ‘Corrective rape’, the vicious practice of raping lesbians to ‘cure’ their sexuality, is becoming a crisis in South Africa. Activists on the ground are risking their lives to stop this brutal … [Read more...]

Avaaz – STOP `Corrective Rape`: TAKE ACTION!

‘Corrective rape’, the vicious practice of raping lesbians to ‘cure’ their sexuality, is becoming a crisis in South Africa. But brave activists are calling on the world to help stop these heinous Hate Crimes -- and finally the government is beginning to respond. Let's support them. Sign the petition and send it to friends! Millicent Gaika was bound, strangled, tortured and raped for five hours by a man who crowed that he was ‘curing’ her of her lesbianism. She barely survived, but she is … [Read more...]

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