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Established in 2013, South Africas unique Sexual Offences courts fast track cases involving sexual violence against women and children and are equipped to reduce secondary trauma to victims. The courts provide support especially for child victims.
No one should be subjected to discrimination or violence on the basis of their sexual orientation, South Africa's Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Tuesday, following the signing of tough anti-gay legislation by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
Gender activists have welcomed the National Assembly's approval of South Africa's new Sexual Offences Bill, which is set to change the way the country's courts deal with rape cases.
South Africa's draft Sexual Offences Bill introduces a range of new measures to help the country's police and prosecutors tackle sexual offences against women and children.