South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned as “inhumane acts” the violence against women which, according to police, have skyrocketed since the relaxation of the containment in his country, the most affected by the coronavirus in Africa.
“I have been deeply disturbed by an upsurge in the murders of young women by men in recent days,” President Ramaphosa said.
I have been deeply disturbed by an upsurge in the murders of young women by men in recent days.
“We note with disgust that at a time when the country is facing the most serious threat from the coronavirus, violent men are taking advantage of the easing of restrictions to attack women and children,” he added.
On record, as many as 51% of women in the Sourthern African country had experienced violence at the hands of someone they wre in a reletionship with, the president statement said.