Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the country’s official commemoration event in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.
“Hardly a day goes by in this country without a report of women being attacked, being violated, and being killed by men,” Ramaphosa said.
“This cannot continue. The women of South Africa have had enough of being afraid, afraid to go out after dark.
“Afraid of being attacked in their own homes, afraid of being preyed on in the classroom, afraid for the safety of their children, even from their own relatives.
“Afraid of being a woman in South Africa.
“We should not see this as a women’s problem, when it is in fact inkinga yamadoda, a men’s problem.”
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