Corrective rape is on the rise in South Africa. More than 10 lesbians are raped or gang-raped weekly, as estimated by Luleki Sizwe, a South African nonprofit. It is estimated that at least 500 lesbians become victims of corrective rape every year and that 86% of black lesbians in the Western Cape live in fear of being sexually assaulted, as reported by the Triangle Project
"I am over the passivity of good men. Where the hell are you? You live with us, make love with us, father us, befriend us, brother us, get nurtured and mothered and eternally supported by us, so why aren't you standing with us? Why aren't you driven to the point of madness and action by the rape and humiliation of us?" ~ Eve Ensler (1953 - ) [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of war rape from the 2011 conflict in Libya]
25 Famous Quotes That Will Make You Even Prouder To Be A Feminist
We women are the one resource that will save the world. I know that because of how we are treated when we try to make real change, how men react to our intelligence and strength. We have to be anonymous to even to heard and taken seriously. Whoop!!