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Rehab for South Africa's female inmates focuses on domestic chores – instead of finding good work

By Sibulelo Qhogwana, Senior lecturer, University of Johannesburg
Puleng Segalo, Chief Albert Luthuli Research Chair, University of South Africa
Corrections facilities are supposed to help rehabilitate offenders. However, during apartheid, South Africa’s correctional system was a pillar of the repressive, discriminatory laws. It was used to punish those – mainly the black majority – perceived to be a threat to the white minority regime.

Present day correctional services in South Africa remain patriarchal and discriminatory. They disadvantage…The Conversation

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