Posted by: APO | 15 December 2015

“South Africa’s still long walk to free women from the shackles of violence” – UN expert calls for change

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Dubravka ŠimonoviÄ, today urged the Government of South Africa to strengthen the fight against gender-based violence through awareness and education at all levels of society. “I have heard on many occasions that violence against women is normalized in South Africa,” she warned stressing the need for change. “The violence inherited… Read more on http://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africas-still-long-walk-to-free-women-from-the-shackles-of-violence–un-expert-calls-for-change?lang=en


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