When Love Turns to Gang Rape: African Experts Seek ways to End Sex Crimes
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When Love Turns to Gang Rape: African Experts Seek ways to End Sex Crimes

By Katy Migiro

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – South African teenage boys have an unusual way of punishing their girlfriends: gang-raping them with their friends.

It’s a way of demonstrating their power when they feel slighted, said Rachel Jewkes, an expert on sexual violence.

“A boyfriend organises to have sex with his girlfriend and then he tricks her …