Most of the information shared about the extent of rape in South Africa is unsupported. Kate Wilkinson looks at why wrong rape “facts” flourish and how the police isn’t helping.
Factsheet: GUIDE: Rape statistics in South Africa
In South Africa, few subjects elicit as much debate and opinion as the country’s extensive social welfare programme. Does it indeed make people “lazy” and “dependent”? And is South Africa heading for a financial cliff because of it? We reviewed the research.