Roots of South Africa's rape crisis

Alarming statistics on sex crimes prompt nation's rights groups to push for an open debate on its causes.

    A survey by South Africa's Medical Research Council has found that one in four men in the country admit to having committed rape.

    The council works with men and boys, trying to overturn prejudices and stereotypes about sexual violence.

    In part two of a series on sex crime in South Africa, Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull looks at how apartheid is partly to blame.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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