#TheTotalShutdown Lesotho 2018

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“Lesotho has one of the highest rape statistics in the world ­– but what are our leaders doing about this problem? What should happen? What more will it take?”

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Meet the contestants at Lesotho’s first drag beauty pageant

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I ask Maoeng what would happen if he and other men were to walk around the streets of Maseru in drag. He looks at me for a moment and then says, ‘There would be homophobic name-callings. And violence. I think people would do something bad to us.’

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