South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world and a femicide rate that is more than five times the world average. But what does gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) look like in South Africa? Have GBVF crimes become more heinous and gruesome over the years? Nokuthula Zwane examines the issue with several experts.
The second season of M-Net's hard-hitting true-crime docu-series, Strangers You Know, which premiered earlier this month, unpacks the details of four cases of South Africa's most unthinkable murders.