- A heartbreaking video has gone viral on social media
- A young woman was recorded pleading with women to speak up against abuse
- She burst into tears during her speech
A heart-wrenching video is being shared on social media showing a young woman breaking down into tears as she pleaded for men to leave women alone. The woman said that they didn't ask to be born as females.
The video was shared by social media user Mr SuitUp and has gotten over 37 000 views. In the footage, the woman said:
"I encourage all young people to speak out against abuse. If we’re silent we die. If we speak out we die. I’d rather die fighting. We need to fight. We didn’t choose this. We didn’t choose to be born as women.”
Social media users were moved by her plea. Following his sharing of the video, Twitter user Mr SuitUp said:
"When she broke I broke. That cry came from a painful place, mixed with anger and fear."
"The physical, emotional, psychological scars women carry each day! Men were created to protect and to love us, instead some wound, violate, kill, destroy, rob women of their destinies! Do better Sons of God.Women are not a Game , there is no score board"
"I don't understand the language, but when a woman shed tears it breaks my heart... You men need to do better please."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that the Total Shutdown: Intersectional Women's Movement Against Gender-Based Violence staged a protest in Cape Town. The women marched to the World Economic Forum where the globe's leaders have gathered for the African leg of the conference.
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