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COVID-19 and Gender-based Violence in South Africa1 min read

12 Aug 2020 < 1 min read

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COVID-19 and Gender-based Violence in South Africa1 min read

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Gender-based violence, where mainly male partners or family members mete out violence against their spouses or female family members, is rife and the country has among the highest rates of femicide in the world. In this show we look at and discuss the crisis of gender-based violence in South Africa under conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic and what can be done about it.

Thursday 13 August 7pm
repeat on
Sunday 16 August 7pm

Our Guests
Advocate Bernadine Bachar
Director, Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women
Sharon Cox
Health Support Manager, Triangle Project WC
Lumka Tamboer
Gender Coordinator, COSATU WC
Shahida Meniers
Regional Educator/ Gender Coordinator, NUMSA WC

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