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After years of fearing for her life, a Free State woman escaped her abusive partner – thanks to the support she received from a community organisation.

Posted in Stories on 25 August 2022

He was verbally abusive and said he would kill me,” Dieketseng Manyokho recalls. The 32-year-old mother from Thaba 'Nchu is one of many South African women who have endured gender-based violence (GBV) at the hands of the men they love.Even though she knew she deserved better, Manyokho could not leave her boyfriend because she was jobless and financially dependent on him.