Tell President Zuma to End Violence Against Women and Children in South Africa

Gender violence is out of control in South Africa, according to a report on

Horror statistics include:

  • 1 in 5 women are assaulted by their partner
  •  More than 40,000 cases of rape are reported every year, most of the victims are female
  • Femicide in South Africa is 5 times higher than the global average

The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma has described violence against women as a "crisis in the country" saying he would consider harsher sentences for sex offenders.

It's time for action!

Will you join me in demanding President Zuma introduces tougher penalties for offenders, along with school and community education programmes. Please sign and share the petition.

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