SA's rape culture escapes censure in victim-blaming media reports

22 August 2021 - 00:00
By Lindiwe Mazibuko

This Women's Month, a wave of news reports on gender-based violence and the rape and abuse of minors has demonstrated how often the plight of victims and survivors is represented in our media using patriarchal, victim-blaming language which all but absolves the perpetrators of their violent crimes, writes Lindiwe Mazibuko.

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