What to do when you know someone dear to you is being abused

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The heartbreaking reality in South Africa is that far too many women are being abused and suffering in silence.
The heartbreaking reality in South Africa is that far too many women are being abused and suffering in silence.
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There are too many stories of women staying in abusive relationships, regardless of how bad it gets.

Sadly, for many women, the only time the abuse stops is when they take their last breath.

Emotions are heightened at this time of restricted social movement and abuse and violence against women is not getting any better. On the contrary, the stories seem to be more horrendous and abused women are either afraid to speak out or they never get a chance to.

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