Women bear brunt of SA’s crime scourge: Stats SA

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Women bear brunt of SA’s crime scourge: Stats SA

Woman-headed households are most at risk in a country increasingly fearful of crime, survey finds

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SA women are the face of the country’s rising crime scourge, with those heading households most likely to have their homes attacked and destroyed.

Stats SA, in releasing its latest Victims of Crime Survey in Pretoria on Thursday, revealed a country whose population is growing increasingly fearful of crime.

The annual survey is part of Stats SA’s larger three-year Governance, Public Safety and Justice Study...

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