Women on the Run: Female Survivors of Torture Amongst Zimbabwean Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Africa

Women on the Run: Female Survivors of Torture Amongst Zimbabwean Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Africa

Thousands of Zimbabwean women have been subjected to several forms of torture, including rape, throughout the country's current political, economic and humanitarian crisis, according to a previous report produced by the Zimbabwe Torture Victims and Survivors Project. The report was written to coincide with South Africa's 'Sixteen days on gender activism'. It shows that a significant proportion of the women who have fled Zimbabwe for South Africa have experienced state torture

 

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