Editorial staff
2 minute read
28 Jul 2022
5:32 am

No point in chemical castration if violent patriarchy is not addressed

Editorial staff

At least try to deal with some of the societal problems – like violent patriarchy – which help breed abusers of women and children.

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu. Picture: Gallo Images / Beeld / Deaan Vivier

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