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As we celebrate the strength and beauty of our women, we also have to address the uncomfortable truth - that violence against women in South Africa is a national concern. In our quiz, we test your knowledge on this.

1.

What share of the population in South Africa is female?

2.

How many women were murdered in South Africa in the year 2020/21?

3.

What is South Africa’s recorded rape rate in 2020/21?

4.

How much less do you think women earn compared to men in South Africa?

5.

What share of South African women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime?

6.

Keeping the previous question in mind, which form of violence was experienced the most by these women?

7.

Who was more likely to lose a job during South Africa’s Covid-19 lockdown?

8.

According to South African abortion laws, a woman may terminate her pregnancy for any reason before which week of pregnancy?

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Don't be fooled - get your facts straight!