EDITORIAL | The stench of toxic masculinity shows no signs of ...

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EDITORIAL | The stench of toxic masculinity shows no signs of lifting

The state can do so much – the collective mindset must change to make progress against gender-based violence

Editorial

On Monday it will be a year since 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and bludgeoned to death at a post office in Claremont, Cape Town.

Her brutal death, which occurred during Women’s Month, was a catalyst that united outraged South Africans against gender-based violence and sparked protests across the country.

Her killer, post office employee Luyanda Botha, is serving three life sentences...

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