This research contributes towards explaining the high prevalence of violence against women in South Africa and presents recommendations to inform interventions by women, government departments and the wider society for addressing violence against women. It does so from the experiences and perceptions of survivors of violence against women, a perspective that is underexplored.Find full report here
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Experts: South Africa’s Poor Will Revolt, If They Feel They Have No Choice I society. A social uprising could be on the cards if South Africa’s leaders do not take drastic action to alleviate poverty, experts have said.
Experts believe if the poor-who now constitute more than half of the country’s population–are coordinated and mobilised by political parties or other organisations, a rebellion or revolt could erupt. ”you just need localised leaders to emerge and generalise a broader revolt,” according to Wits sociology professor Devan Pillay.Read more