In South Africa—a country often referred to as the murder and rape capital of the world—one group of women are especially at risk. Lesbians are increasingly the targets of a particularly heinous crime: "curative" or "corrective" rape, which perpetrators believe will change their sexual orientation.
Dance 4 Peace interviews different youth in South African and asks them to answer the following question: Why do you dance? Dance 4 Peace is a non-for-profit dance organization that fosters life skills programs through urban dance workshops to youth in post-conflict countries.
Solomon Madikane is a former prison warden who was so frustrated by the endless cycle of law-breaking and incarceration that he left his job and set up the Realistic prisoner reintegration programme in 2004.
United Nations, New York, 11 June 2010 - The World Cup soccer tournament kicked off today in South Africa with the United Nations highlighting the critical role that sport plays in promoting both peace and development and in spurring action on a range of vital issues.
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