In the wake of protests around Cape Town against gender-based violence on Thursday, Absa acting CEO René van Wyk has called on his male staff to take responsibility for the plight of South African women.

Calls for action from leaders have been made in the wake of the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, a University of Cape Town student, and the murder of a young boxing champion, Leighandre “Baby Lee” Jegels.

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