UN Women estimates that one in 10 of South Africa’s women are victims of violence each year. There are myriad complex reasons why the country has such high rates of gender-based violence. High unemployment rates and poverty have left many men feeling frustrated and powerless, while the nation’s recent past – the armed struggle against apartheid – led to a normalisation of violence”.
Our work at Sonke Gender Justice is to tackle the issue by turning men into better husbands and fathers. Read more about our work in this interview Women and Girls Hub conducted with Patrick Godana, our Media and Government liaison.
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