A women is killed every 8 hours in South Africa
That is five times higher than the global average femicide rate!
It’s time for equal rights & lives free of Violence against Women!
#VAW #IWD2016 #Planet5050
Read our policy brief on violence against women in South Africa and how to break the cycle on our website
Also recently published: the preliminary findings of the UN Special Rapporteur on the causes of violence against Women in South Africa, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović.
The UN Women has released a photo essay ‘A day in the life of women’, to celebrate women all over the world on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016