south african celebrities using their voices to speak out against femicide

19 May 2017
South Africa has the unwanted titled of being the country with the highest rate of women killed by their partners. This statistic has really come to the spotlight in the last few weeks following the tragic deaths of local women that have made the news, most notably that of Karabo Mokoena. This scourge of abuse and violence against women has got to stop and lots of South African celebrities are speaking out against this phenomenon.Here are a few local stars that are opening up against the crimes our sisters, daughters and mothers are facing:
Hulisani Ravele:
Somizi
Cassper Nyovest
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