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Our bodies are not your crime scene: A portrait of gender-based violence in South Africa

In August 2020, a march to the Langa police station to address dismissal and obstruction of gender-based violence cases ended with protesters being shot at and arrested. But this issue is not unique to Langa. Fewer than one in 10 rape cases end in a guilty verdict in South Africa. In our latest partnership with Eh!woza, these survivors share their stories.

This video was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism in partnership with Eh!woza. Sign up for Bhekisisa’s newsletter. Visit Eh!woza’s website.


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