Plucky civil servant on a quest to remember GBV’s ‘fallen angels’

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Plucky civil servant on a quest to remember GBV’s ‘fallen angels’

Cindy September’s list exploded, became so overwhelming she had to take a break, but now she’s back

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For Cindy September, compiling a list of names of women murdered by men pushed her to the brink of depression. The 14-page document contains 403 names.

The 40-year-old, from Robertson in the Western Cape, started the list in August last year on Facebook, after joining a group which focused on gender-based violence.

But within four months, the overwhelming response to her post took its toll — adding to the list she called “Fallen Angels” seemed endless...

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