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How many women and children are murdered in South Africa in a year?

In 2019/20, a total of 2,695 women were murdered in South Africa. This is a 2.7% decrease from the previous year. A total of 943 children were murdered in 2019/20 – a 7% decline from the previous year.


More: FACTSHEET: South Africa’s crime statistics for 2019/20

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