If SA wants to stop GBV, it must first address men’s anger

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If SA wants to stop GBV, it must first address men’s anger

A clash between traditional and modern values is at the heart of much of the violence, say experts

Senior reporter

Anger, caused by a clash of traditional cultural values and those of a more modern society, is at the root of gender-based violence in SA.

So says Jacob Tema, a social worker based at Rays of Hope, a non-profit company that runs empowerment programmes in Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Gender-based violence and femicide have been cast into the spotlight in recent weeks as more cases of horrific crimes against women continue to emerge...

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