Survey Says: Over One Third of South African Men Admit to Having Committed Rape

Nastasya Yay reports on the AP via Yahoo News:

JOHANNESBURG— A new survey says more than one in three South African men admit to having committed rape.

A 2010 study led by the government-funded Medical Research Foundation says that in Gauteng province, home to South Africa’s most populous city of Johannesburg, more than 37 percent of men said they had raped a woman. Nearly 7 percent of the 487 men surveyed said they had participated in a gang rape.

More than 51 percent of the 511 women interviewed said they’d experienced violence from men, and 78 percent of men said they’d committed violence against women.

A quarter of the women interviewed said they’d been raped, but the study says only one in 25 rapes are reported to police.

A survey by the same organization in 2008 found that 28 percent of men in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces said they had raped a woman or girl. Of the men who had committed rape, one third did not feel guilty, said Rachel Jewkes, a lead researcher on both studies.

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  • Trudy

    Typical male idiots

    • Synapse

      Or more likely, African culture, but it’s not PC to admit that certain cultures reinforce these negative attitudes.

  • Trudy

    Typical male idiots

  • DefiantOne

    I already know that a significant percentage of these women are going to be white… Is anyone going to speculate what race most of the offending men belong to?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Q4MDDCHa4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VYW87jK4zQ

    • Andrew

      I guess white women should go back to Europe then, eh?

  • DefiantOne

    I already know that a significant percentage of these women are going to be white… Is anyone going to speculate what race most of the offending men belong to?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Q4MDDCHa4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VYW87jK4zQ

  • Synapse

    Or more likely, African culture, but it’s not PC to admit that certain cultures reinforce these negative attitudes.

  • Andrew

    I guess white women should go back to Europe then, eh?

  • Cerebralcaustic

    “Typical Black South African idiots”

    FTFY.

  • Cerebralcaustic

    “What ‘multiculturalism’ boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture – and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture” Thomas Sowell

    Not long ago, married men in most western cultures could not be prosecuted for raping their wives. But as a culture, lots of westerners said “that’s messed up.” So we, as a culture, decided to change the rules and treat women more fairly. Black South Africans are another story…

  • Cerebralcaustic

    How dare you point out reality! Facts are racist!

    But seriously…

    I recently read the book “10 Things You Can’t Say In America” by Larry Elder, a black libertarian radio host. One of the things you can’t say in America is that young black men are only 3% of the population, but they commit about 40% of the violent crime, and that white women are FAR more likely to be raped by black men than a black woman is to be raped by a white man. Guess that pattern common in South Africa, too.

  • NaturalSelection

    The world would be a better place without this particular one-third. Too bad women can’t have some sort of device installed into their most private of sanctuaries (front and back) that could – when properly activated – begin a process of instant disintegration, starting with the rapist’s cock and continuing on till their was nothing left but a smoldering mass of jelly. Fucking pigs.

  • NaturalSelection

    The world would be a better place without this particular one-third. Too bad women can’t have some sort of device installed into their most private of sanctuaries (front and back) that could – when properly activated – begin a process of instant disintegration, starting with the rapist’s cock and continuing on till their was nothing left but a smoldering mass of jelly. Fucking pigs.

  • NaturalSelection

    The world would be a better place without this particular one-third. Too bad women can’t have some sort of device installed into their most private of sanctuaries (front and back) that could – when properly activated – begin a process of instant disintegration, starting with the rapist’s cock and continuing on till their was nothing left but a smoldering mass of jelly. Fucking pigs.

  • Tuna Ghost

    …just for clarification, what point are you attempting to make with these statistics?

  • Tuna Ghost

    Hey asshole I hate to rain on your “fighting the PC nazis” parade, but South Africa is 80% percent black. Johannesburg is 85% black. The fact that the majority of offenders are black is basically math. You’re also far more likely to be smiled at, looked at, sitting next to, or served by a black person.

    Kudos for taking a shot at the black man, though. Really brave of you.

  • Andrew

    Did Elder mention that most crime in America is intraracial–black against black and white against white?

  • E.B. Wolf

    Way to piss on a perfectly valid viewpoint by inserting a Sowell quote.

  • Andrew

    He has to quote Sowell at least four times a week to prove he isn’t racist.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    Actually…there is no basis in the claim that multiculturalism portrays Western civilization in any light other than an equal one. There are deficits, failings, flaws and strengths, moments of illumination, and utter brilliance…just like everywhere else. Anti-multiculturalists (and profit driven appeasers of the Sowell variety) only hunger for a return to the simpler era when the flaws were glossed over and the virtues touted loudly.

    If Western culture is guilty of anything on a grand scale…it would only be that we shared very few of our strongest suits and benefits…and spent an inordinate amount of effort spreading the worst of our deficits when we could have done better. At least acknowledging that better should be done in the future is finitely more noble than hemming and hawing over it and clinging in denial to some false sense of superiority vaguely rooted in racial bias and intellectual adolescence.

    The key difference is that with a sense of appropriately applied multiculturalism, you don’t fall into the endless pattern that characterized European and American archaeology, anthropology, history, science and literature ie: ‘that which is Western is inherently superior because it is Western, and if we are comfortable with our present status in the world, it must be an indication of our superiority in the eyes of nature and God…that which is not Western is inherently flawed…and would be better if it were more Western.’

    That kind of archaic twaddle, and the modern defenses of it, has no place among critical thinkers…

    …and therefore finds an excellent home with Thomas Sowell and others of his ilk.

  • Tuna Ghost

    …just for clarification, what point are you attempting to make with these statistics?

  • Tuna Ghost

    Hey asshole I hate to rain on your “fighting the PC nazis” parade, but South Africa is 80% percent black. Johannesburg is 85% black. The fact that the majority of offenders are black is basically math. You’re also far more likely to be smiled at, looked at, sitting next to, or served by a black person.

    Kudos for taking a shot at the black man, though. Really brave of you.

  • Andrew

    Did Elder mention that most crime in America is intraracial–black against black and white against white?

  • E.B. Wolf

    Way to piss on a perfectly valid viewpoint by inserting a Sowell quote.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    Actually…there is no basis in the claim that multiculturalism portrays Western civilization in any light other than an equal one. There are deficits, failings, flaws and strengths, moments of illumination, and utter brilliance…just like everywhere else. Anti-multiculturalists (and profit driven appeasers of the Sowell variety) only hunger for a return to the simpler era when the flaws were glossed over and the virtues touted loudly.

    If Western culture is guilty of anything on a grand scale…it would only be that we shared very few of our strongest suits and benefits…and spent an inordinate amount of effort spreading the worst of our deficits when we could have done better. At least acknowledging that better should be done in the future is finitely more noble than hemming and hawing over it and clinging in denial to some false sense of superiority vaguely rooted in racial bias and intellectual adolescence.

    The key difference is that with a sense of appropriately applied multiculturalism, you don’t fall into the endless pattern that characterized European and American archaeology, anthropology, history, science and literature ie: ‘that which is Western is inherently superior because it is Western, and if we are comfortable with our present status in the world, it must be an indication of our superiority in the eyes of nature and God…that which is not Western is inherently flawed…and would be better if it were more Western.’

    That kind of archaic twaddle, and the modern defenses of it, has no place among critical thinkers…

    …and therefore finds an excellent home with Thomas Sowell and others of his ilk.

  • Andrew

    He has to quote Sowell at least four times a week to prove he isn’t racist.

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