“Help me, someone please help me!”
The loud wailing outside the kitchen tent caused the mission team present to rush out and see what was happening.
She had been attacked by three men in the field next to us. Intending to rape her, they had managed to remove her bra but she was able to get away.
The statistics are heart-breaking from SA-People:
-South African women have more of a chance of being raped than learning how to read.
-A half million rapes are committed against South African women each year.
-More than a quarter of South African men have admitted to raping someone.
“Look at the way she dresses. She brought it on herself.”
“You just need to forget it and move on.”
“You can get counseling at the agency across town.”