Violence against women is a global problem that cuts across social class, race and culture

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Protesters at the #SandtonShutDown march against gender-based violence last year. Picture: Alet Pretorius
Protesters at the #SandtonShutDown march against gender-based violence last year. Picture: Alet Pretorius

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Every woman, no matter her race, whether she’s rich or poor, educated or not, subject to cultural practices or not, is vulnerable to abuse

Perhaps we should start talking about the issue of women abuse from the premise that under no circumstances should women be abused or violated, that there is no justification whatsoever for the abuse and that women have a right to life.

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