A Brick Wall: Rape and the Criminal Justice System, An Exhibition By The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre

Did you know that only 6 of every 100 reported rapes will result in a conviction?

Please join us for the opening of “A Brick Wall: Rape and the Criminal Justice System,” an exhibition hosted by the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre on Thursday 5th August at 6pm.

The event will take place at The Rampart Rooms at Constitution Hill, 1 Kotze Street, Braamfontein.

Our keynote is the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela.

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It is a shocking reality that only 6 of every 100 reported rapes will result in a conviction. This dismal statistic is one of the reasons that 8 out of 9 women who are raped do not report the matter to the police.

Please join us at the launch of our exhibition that seeks to represent the ongoing difficulties faced by women seeking legal redress after a sexual offence.

The exhibition takes the form of a photographic and video installation featuring material gathered ‘in the field’ and, in some instances, supplied by the affected women themselves.

The exhibition also marks the launch of the Shukumisa Campaign which aims to shake up the way sexual offences are dealt with in South Africa. The Campaign offers everyone the opportunity to contribute to improving the treatment of rape survivors by the criminal justice system.

We will also be hosting a panel discussion on Women’s Day, 9th August 2010 at 2:00pm

 

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One comment on “A Brick Wall: Rape and the Criminal Justice System, An Exhibition By The Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre
  1. Damaria says:

    The event went very well. Here are some pics I took using my cellphone at the event.
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Read-South-Africa/146421296979?ref=ts#!/album.php?aid=12528&id=120492451320127&ref=mf