Gender-based violence groups explain why they can't weigh in on Babes Wodumo's alleged assault

"If we force women to take action we become patriarchy’s foot soldiers: 'why didn’t she leave?', 'why didn’t she go to the cops?', 'why does she keep on going back?'.

Feminism teaches us about power and how disempowering intimate relationships can be. We are the ones who should be explaining the whys," she said.

  "It is commendable that she took the first step and recorded the abuse.

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