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Ms Lisa Vetten, Independent Researcher

Lisa Vetten has worked in the field of violence against women since 1991 as a counsellor, para-legal, trainer and researcher. The author of a number of book chapters and articles, she has also consulted to a number of government departments around policy in this area, as well as acted as an expert witness in a number of rape and murder trials. She is currently working as an independent researcher while furthering her studies.

Title of her lecture: “When Men Man up and Vulnerable Women are Protected: The gender politics of rape and risk in South Africa”

Recent articles:

Rape in SA: Resolve, tenacity must prevail against the noise

Catching rapists can also prevent other offences

A prayer – or drugs – for the delusional

Last Modified: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:57:20 SAST