LifeLine calls for no bail, police reform in GBV cases

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Last month LifeLine responded to 525 gender-based violence (GBV) cases around uMgungundlovu District.

LifeLine director Sinikiwe Biyela, described the number as “huge and very concerning”.

“We are calling for the community to take a stand against the scourge of gender based violence.

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