Less than 40% of women who experience violence seek redress. Most turn to family and friends rather than formal institutions.
Violence affects all South Africans, with the greatest impact on black and poor people. Young black men have the highest chance of being murdered. Violence against children and women is at the root of this problem.
In 100 countries the state forbids women from working in some professions. In 18 nations husbands can legally deny wives permission to work, including Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, DRC, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, and Sudan.
Actresses are still seen by some as “dureya”, people who are vulgar and of easy virtue therefore not suitable for marriage
“During a party at my compound a senior manager grabbed me by the arms and stuck his tongue down my throat”