PODCAST | Shut in with your abuser – when lockdown turns deadly

Gender-based violence and domestic abuse are already problems in South Africa, and there are fears numbers will climb during the national lockdown. Image: Gallo Images / Beeld / Jaco Marais

Today thousands of South African women, children and men woke up terrified – and it has nothing to do with Covid-19. Being locked down with your partner and getting on each other’s nerves by day two is one thing – but there are people in our country who have just been isolated with their abuser.




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