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Rape is endemic in South Africa..."Rapists don't think they are doing anything wrong."
On this the police, politicians, sociologists and rape survivors all agree. There is a silent war going on, a war against women and children.

It is a fact that a woman born in South Africa has a greater chance of being raped, than learning how to read.

One in four girls faces the prospect of being raped before the age of 16 according to the child support group, Childline.

Sexual violence pervades society, with one of the highest reported rates of rape in the world, and an alarmingly high incidence of domestic violence and child abuse.

The official crime statistics tell only part of the story.

In 1994, the year South Africa became a democracy, 18,801 cases of rape were reported. By 2001 that figure had risen to 24,892

Added: Feb-13-2010 
By: Songun
Tags: South Africa, Valentines Day, Rape,
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