'Law of the jungle' persists in SA: MPs weigh in on Ramaphosa's GBV address

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- timeslive.co.za | 3 months ago

Policing reforms, harsher laws and even a ban on all forms of pornography are some of the proposals MPs made as solutions to fight gender-based violence.

MPs were debating President Cyril Ramaphosa's address, where he unveiled an "emergency action plan" to combat violence against women and children. This included the urgent release of more than R1bn to tackle the scourge.

The EFF's Veronica Mente noted that there was no quick fix to the problem.

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