In SA, a woman is murdered every three hours. Last year, 41,583 rapes were reported in the country — a rate of 114 a day, or almost five every hour. The country has the fourth-highest rate of interpersonal violence against women (12.5 for every 100,000); almost five times the global average.

This is according to national police statistics and the most recent numbers from the World Health Organisation, as published by fact-checking outfit Africa Check...

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