Archive | Feb, 2013

Anene Booysen: A mirror of our society

Article published in the Sunday Indenpendent – Nomboniso Gasa (CASAC Programme Manager)

It is a struggle to make sense of the enormity of the death of Anene Booysen. Many have expressed outrage, anger and pain. Across the country, people ask, for how long can we let this continue?

Inspired by the public response to the rape and murder of Joytri in India, some are urging South Africans to rise in their millions and say “enough is enough”. For many, it seems, we South Africans have become desensitised and even indifferent to the crimes perpetuated against infants, girls, children, women and the vulnerable in our society.

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