A State of Sexual Tyranny. The Prevalence, Nature and Causes of Sexual Violence in South Africa

A State of Sexual Tyranny. The Prevalence, Nature and Causes of Sexual Violence in South Africa

In 2006 the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cabinet committee decided to contract the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) to carry out research aimed at enhancing understanding of the nature of violence in South Africa with a view to strengthening government's response to this problem. The following report is on the nature and causes of sexual violence in South Africa, which constitutes component 3 of the project.


David Bruce
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David Bruce is a Johannesburg-based independent researcher and writer working in the fields of policing, crime and criminal justice. He obtained his Master's Degree Public and Development Management and Bachelor's Degree Bachelor of Arts with majors in Legal Theory and Industrial Sociology from The University of the Witwatersrand.



Romi Fuller
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Romi Fuller is a former Project Manager of the Violence and Transition Project at CSVR.

Collet Ngwane
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Collet Ngwane is a former CSVR Gender-Based Violence researcher and trainer. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in the field of Study Sociology and Social Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Angelica Pino
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Angelica Pino is a Grants Manager and Capacity Strengthening Specialist at Sexual Violence Research Initiative. She holds a LLB from the university of Chile and a LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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