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While schools are meant to be safe spaces for children to grow and learn, research has found that young girls in schools are experiencing Gender-Based Violence (GBV).
The scourge of Gender Based Violence (GBV) plagues South African women and girls daily. President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law new legislation in the hope of combating GBV in the country.
While the festive season holidays may be filled with joy and happiness for many, the scourge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) remains a threat to women around South Africa.
Over a period of 12 months, 23 226 teenage pregnancies were reported in Gauteng. The report also revealed that girls between the ages of 10 and 14 gave birth to 934 babies.
Earlier this month the National assembly passed 2 gender-based violence (GBV) bills. The bills will now be sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa and it is expected that he will sign these bills into law to combat GBV in South Africa.
The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has announced that departments will intensify the implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools around South Africa. She hopes that this will provide young women with empowering information that is age-appropriate.
Minister of Police Bheki Cele has revealed the crime statistics for the first quarter of 2021/2022 financial year. The statistics revealed that between April and June 2021, 10 006 people were raped. The works out to an alarming 109.9 people being raped per day.
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