Women never get any help from law enforcement: Malema

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- townpress.co.za | 3 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called for law enforcement agencies to be a safe space for people to report allegations of gender-based violence.

This follows a recent string of crimes against women – resulting in some Members of Parliament urging President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare a national emergency, while others are calling for harsher sentences for perpetrators. Thousands of South Africans have taken to social media – using the #AmINext – to call for criminal justice reform.

More than 400 000 people have signed a petition demanding that the death penalty be reinstated for crimes against women.

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