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S Africa courts aim to curb sexual assault

Government introduces 22 new courts dedicated to handling sexual assaults to combat low conviction rates in rape cases.

Last Modified: 08 Oct 2013 02:17
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South Africa has one of the highest rates of rape in the world, but the number of convictions is low.

In an attempt to combat this, the government is introducing 22 new courts dedicated to handling sexual assaults.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.

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