South Africa: Frightening Surge in Gender-based Violence – Church Leaders Speak out

“South Africa has earned the unwelcome notoriety as the home of gender-based violence, gruesome rape, and killing of women in what has been dubbed the Republic of Sexual Abuse (RSA),” the church leaders stated in their collective letter shared with ACI Africa Monday, May 11.

They added, in reference to GBV in families, “Such domestic abuse has increased frighteningly now with victims trapped in lockdown with abusers.”

Source: ACIAfrica

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