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9500 women raped,13 000 assaulted in SA in a 3-month period

Durban: Following the recent release of SAPS crime figures, campaigners claim that crimes against women and children are on the rise. Between July and September 2021, about 9 500 women were raped, while 13 000 cases of violence on women were registered. The figures were revealed just days before South Africa marks the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which takes place from November 25 to December 10.

  5 months ago ago
9500 women raped,13 000 assaulted in SA in a 3-month period

SOCIETY

Over 9 500 women were raped between July and September 2021 in South Africa: SAPS crime statistics

Given the recent release of SAPS crime statistics, activists claim that crimes against women and children are on the rise. Between July and September 2021, about 9 500 women were raped, while 13 000 cases of assault on women were registered. The figures were released just days before South Africa marks the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which takes place from November 25 to December 10.

  5 months ago ago
Over 9 500 women were raped between July and September 2021 in South Africa: SAPS crime statistics