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Thursday, 07 January 2016 - 17:09
Woman or child raped every 26 seconds in South Africa
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It is estimated that a woman or girl is raped every 26 seconds in South Africa - and violence against women is an "almost accepted social phenomenon", according to the United Nations.

Dubravka Simonovic, the UN's Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, will publish recommendations in June following her investigation - but in the meantime children such as 'Ruth' continue to suffer, foreign media reports.

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