SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT MEC CONDEMNS GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE1 min read
A 26-year-old man allegedly shot an killed a 19-year-old woman identified as Dimakatso Mashaba at her home with her mother at Bothashoek, Dithabaneng village on Sunday,20 March 2022, when the suspect, believed to be her boyfriend arrived and requested to talk with her outside the house and later turned the gun on himself.
MEC Nkakareng Rakgoale says it’s disappointing to see this type of incident happening on the eve of Human Rights Day.
MEC Rakgoale syas It is so sad to see the right to life of the woman, taken away in such a violent manner and also during Human Rights month. It is during this time when we all need to respect the right to life of any individual. People must know that women’s rights are also human rights that need to be protected at all times.
Premier Stan Mathabatha has on Sunday spoken out strongly against this scourge of GBVF as he was delivering his Human Rights Day message.