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Violence against women in South Africa

This fact sheet produced by the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre gives the results of sound studies done in South Africa about violence against women.

The three questions asked are:

  1. How widespread is violence against women in South Africa?
  2. What are the health consequences of violence against women?
  3. What is the response of the criminal justice system to violence against women?
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