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Duchess Of Sussex Meghan Markle: Gender-based Violence A Crisis In SA |

Duchess Of Sussex Meghan Markle: Gender-based Violence A Crisis In SA

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Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle met with representatives of NGOs on Tuesday who spoke about how rife gender-based violence was in South Africa.

Markle attended a roundtable discussion with ActionAid’s director Nondumiso Nsibande, Rachel Jewkes of the SA Medical Research Council, Teddy Bear clinic’s Elizabeth Steenkamp and Bafana Khumalo of Sonke Gender Justice.

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While Markle didn’t say much, she listened attentively and acknowledged that gender-based violence was a crisis in South Africa.

The NGOs spoke about the different programmes they had to address gender-based violence. This included looking into toxic masculinity and challenging men by holding them accountable.

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