The Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund says taking a more victim-centered approach is a step in the right direction for South Africa’s fight against gender-based violence.
This, after President Cyril Ramaphosa last week signed into law three new gender-based violence laws which are set to afford victims a lot more protection under the SA legal system.
CEO of the GBVF Response Fund, Lindi Dlamini says the laws are a triumph for the country’s legislative reform.
She says the new laws would also require members of the police force to play a more active role in fighting domestic violence.
Read the Fund’s full statement here.
- Victims of gender-based violence will now enjoy a lot more protection under South African law.
- W.H.O: 1 in 3 woman have fallen victim to G.B.V.
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