Amanpour and Company

How the Pandemic is Fueling Gender-Based Violence

Clip: 08/26/2020 | 2m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Alcohol is back on sale in South Africa, after previously being banned by South African President Ramaphosa to stave off domestic abuse. Josina Machel was blinded in one eye in a brutal attack by her partner five years ago. The incident led her to set up the Kuhluka Movement to empower women. She joins the program to tell her story and the discuss how the pandemic fuels domestic violence.

Aired: 08/26/20

Rating: NR

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