Gender-based violence (GBV) is a profound and widespread problem in South Africa, impacting on almost every aspect of life. GBV (which disproportionately affects women and girls) is systemic, and deeply entrenched in institutions, cultures and traditions in South Africa.Natasja Sinentlantla Protects Abusive Boyfriend After Beaten Almost To Death
South Africa thereare laws and policies in place which sought to protect the rights and dignity of women, children and the most vulnerable. However, these laws are not adequately enforced.Violence perpetrated on women and children signifies that there is a problem with men in our society.Natasja Sinentlantla Protects Abusive Boyfriend After Beaten Almost To Death.
Shocking incidence of a woman who took to Facebook live after being excessively beaten beyond recognition by her boyfriend for unknown reasons.Natasja Sinentlantla Boko says she doesn’t want to press charges on her abusive boyfriend, Ziphezihle Sean Tyini.
Instead she is defending her boyfriend claiming the boyfriend was drunk and did not know what he was doing.South Africans were left shell-shocked over the incidence of a woman beaten almost to death surprisingly coming to his abuser – boyfriend defence.
Many believe this to be one of the four stages/phases of cycle abuse of domestic violence. This is the third stage which called “reconciliation/honeymoon” phase. Her partner could’ve shown signs of remorse of guilt, in fear that she will call the police. In this stage the victim is in pain.