- A video has appeared on Twitter urging men to think twice about abusing women
- In the video, men are encouraged to walk away in an argument
- The speakers in the video state that the only place a woman should feel unsafe in a zoo, surrounded by wild animals
In a country plagued with abuse, especially abuse against women and children, the following video is definitely refreshing.
The video, which is trending on Twitter currently features two gents discussing abuse against women and the negative aspects of this.
They focus in on the importance of women feeling safe, stating the only place women should feel unsafe is when they are surrounded by wild animals at the zoo.
They discuss the impact that abuse has on not only the body but also emotions and the psyche.
And while all this is really great, the best part has to be the fact that this is two grown South African men who have made a stand and decided to speak out about the infestation of abuse in our country.
Briefly.co.za recently featured an article called Reeva Steenkamp's mom is 'done' with Oscar as she and her husband focus solely on aiding abused women.
In this article:
- June Steenkamp and her husband are now focused solely on their foundation which aids abused women
- Reeva mother spoke out after the Constitutional Court ruled it did not have the jurisdiction to grant Oscar Pistorius' appeal
- The Paralympic athlete has exhausted all options he had to reduce his the sentence he received for murdering his girlfriend
The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has announced she's 'done' with her daughter's killer after he exhausted all his options to reduce his 13-year prison sentence.
June Steenkamp is over the man who killed her daughter on Valentine's Day five years ago. Speaking to The Citizen, the mother said she no longer cares what happens to Pistorius. “I am not interested in Oscar Pistorius, I am finished with that!
It’s up to the justice system now – I have no interest whatsoever in him. He is not important to me anymore. It has been five years and I have had enough now.”, she said on Tuesday.
According to June, she and her husband were not “vengeful or vindictive” people, so they were not concerned about the Paralympian attempting to reduce his prison sentence. The slain model's parents were now moving forward and helping other women going through abuse.
“We’re now concentrating on the Reeva Steenkamp Foundation – it’s going so well and we are going to do great things. We have attorneys and advocates on board who are coming up with brilliant ideas. June added it was challenging to raise funds, but added before she leaves this earth, she wants to create a refuge centre for women to get away from abuse.
However, the lack of funds has not stopped them from tackling the issues close to their hearts, they often visit schools to raise awareness against bullying.
“That is why people tend to end up being abusive. Some children have even committed suicide because of bullying.”
Despite their attempts to move forward, Reeva's death would always have an effect on their lives, and even their health.
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