FMF ARTICLE - Temba A Nolutshungu
The crime situation in South Africa has deteriorated way beyond the unacceptable. It is catastrophic! The country is still recognised as the "rape capital of the world". During the two years 2019 – 2020, altogether 42,289 women and girls were reportedly raped. According to police records, an average of 116 rapes per day were officially reported. As if that was not enough, in the same period 21,325 murders occurred, meaning on average 58 people were murdered daily.