The gruesome murder of Busisiwe Ngwadla and the light sentence given to her killer has put the spotlight on the effectiveness of police in dealing with femicide and gender-based violence.
It has become common for elderly women who stay by themselves in rural villages to leave for the cities for fear of being raped.
The magistrate made her ruling without allowing for cross examination of the accused..
The memorial service for Wongeka Vimbayo was held in Khayelitsha on Tuesday.
Covid-19 and lockdown have made working conditions for domestic worker worse.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.