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Personal Protest on Rape and Violence

14 February 2013, 12:00
We are reaching the point where every single one of us has been subjected  to violence from a stranger or someone we know. It is not acceptable and there should be a serious campaign  to stop it.

The government has an obligation to protect its law abiding citirzens! Just three days ago my cousin, a 30 years old mother of a four year old was attacked on the way to her car by two men.

They wrestled her to the ground and when she lay on her handbag they repeatedly kicked her. They only stopped the attack when a car approached. PS the car did not stop! This happened in Hout Bay. Has she reported this to the police? No. Why? she knows it is a waste of time!

South Africa should hang its head in shame, and not open parliament with smiles and glamourous clothes. I am a clothing designer and I will be going... and I will wear something appropriate.

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