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

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Also recently published: the preliminary findings of the UN Special Rapporteur on the causes of violence against Women in South Africa, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović.

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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

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Posted on March 8, 2016, in Domestic violence, International days. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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