Gender-based violence epidemic in Erongo

Isaac Chikosi

The number of gender-based violence incidents have this year almost doubled in the Erongo region compared to statistics of 2018.

During 2018 a total of 184 gender-based violence related criminal cases were reported. This year the total stands at 287 cases, with three more months of the year to go.
In August this year, a total of 50 cases were recorded [16 cases recorded in August 2018]
In September 2019, a total of 33 cases were reported.

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