'Men stop it, women are not sex objects'

Stop rape
Stop rape

Women and girls in Botswana live in deep fear of rapists who continue to violate them as they please as demonstrated by rape statistics of the just ended festive season.

Botswana Police Service (BPS) recorded 155 rape cases during the festive season For years rapists have been causing havoc something that has resulted in Botswana being ranked top among countries with the highest number of rape cases.

Reacting to the just released festive season rape statistics, Women Against Rape coordinator, Peggy Ramaphane, said much more needs to be done in ending Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana as women and girls continue to suffer violation at the hands of their male counterparts.

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