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South Africa Pledges to Get Tough on Rapei
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March 06, 2013 11:53 AM
South Africa is often called the “rape capital of the world.” This year, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, South Africans are mobilizing to end this horrifying trend. VOA's Anita Powell tells us why this year is different.

South Africa Pledges to Get Tough on Rape

Published March 06, 2013

South Africa is often called the “rape capital of the world.” This year, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, South Africans are mobilizing to end this horrifying trend. VOA's Anita Powell tells us why this year is different.


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