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African attitudes towards Gender-Based Violence are evolving

African attitudes towards Gender-Based Violence are evolving

PUBLIC perceptions towards gender-based violence are shifting in Africa, according to a survey by Afrobarometer, a pan-African attitudes research company. The survey covering 39 countries in Africa, published on November 22, shows that “gender-based violence (GBV) is viewed by the majority of Africans as the most important women's rights-related issue that their government and society need to address.” The report underscores that 31% of respondents prioritize addressing GBV, placing it ahead of concerns like the scarcity of women in powerful positions (20%), inequalities in education (17%), and workplace disparities (16%). This shift in prioritization reflects a substantial change in societal…
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