Domestic Terror

Intimate partner violence in South Africa

Nechama Brodie

ISBN:

9780795710858

Epub ISBN:

9780795710865

Publisher:

Kwela

Date Released:

August 2023

Price (incl. VAT):

R 350.00

Format:

Soft cover, 224pp


About this book:

Every day more than three women in South Africa, on average, are murdered by their male intimate partners. This book looks at the stories of South African women who were subjected to unimaginable periods of fear and terror, who endured sustained physical, emotional and psychological attacks, all at the hands of men. 

Dr Nechama Brodie explores decades of brutal domestic violence and coercive control and she examines women’s changing rights and current legal protections. 

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