South Africa's tough economic situation means that in many cases, children are born into poverty. This has prompted a Twitter user to speak out about it.
@AdvBarryRoux, a parody account inspired by the lawyer who famously defended Oscar Pistorius in court, offered advice to people intending to have children. He wrote:
Don't get pregnant or impregnate someone if you're not financially stable to support the child. It hurts seeing an innocent child suffering.
With this tweet, the self-described "South Africa's Black Twitter Commander-in-Chief" sparked a lively debate among his followers.
While some agreed with his sentiments, others said financial stability is subjective and differs depending on individuals or couples.
Briefly.co.za compiles some reactions to the tweet below.
Those who agreed with @AdvBarryRoux had plenty of reasons to back up their view.
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