South African President Cyril Ramaphosa urges men to unite against rape amid national crisis


January 13, 2019 10:36:47

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has used the launch of the African National Congress’s election manifesto to call for an end to the country’s rape crisis.

About 40,000 rapes are reported in South Africa every year, according to fact checking organisation Africa Check, but the actual number is thought to be much higher.

That is an average of 110 rapes each day.

“We have made huge strides in improving the position of women in society … however, gender-based violence is a national crisis that we…

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