Gender violence in the Spotlight

[Cartoon] Facing gender violence

EWN's Dr Jack & Curtis look at the current spate of violence against women sweeping the country.

The body of 3-year-old Courtney Pieters was found on Epping in Cape Town.

The man accused of killing three-year-old Courtney Pieters made his first appearance in a packed courtroom on Wednesday morning.

Karabo Mokoena was found dead and had been missing in Johannesburg since last month and her death has sparked public outrage.

A 22-year-old pregnant woman was brutally gang-raped in Johannesburg, while three Soweto women, Lerato Tambai Moloi, Popi Gumede and Bongeka Phungela, were murdered after apparently being raped.

On Tuesday a woman called into 702's Afternoon Drive to relay how she was beaten by taxi drivers in Johannesburg and left to resolve the matter herself, after reporting the case to police.

Listeners open up about the recent spate of brutal attacks on women

Read: Opinion: Women's Ministry failing, says Redi Tlhabi

Also read: 'How families raise boy children is key to changing rape culture'

This cartoon first appeared on EWN.


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