Malema lashes 'toothless justice system' for failing women

- | 6 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has labelled the justice system and police as being “toothless and lukewarm” when dealing with victims of gender-based violence.

He also blamed the police for not taking reports of sexual assault seriously. “Victims are not taken seriously when they report abuse and rape perpetrated by relatives or people they know.

They are taken more seriously when it’s committed by strangers,” said Malema.

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