The Zimbabwe Republic Police says the marked increase of rape cases in the province is worrying

Written by on May 16, 2019

ZRP Gweru Rural Community Relations Officer Assistant Inspector Kumbirai Nyoni called on parents to ensure they do more to protect their children from perpetrators of the heinous crime.

Research has revealed that least 24 women are raped daily in Zimbabwe, translating to almost one woman being sexually abused every hour as statistics from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Office (ZimStat) show an increase in sexual abuse in the country. An 81 percent increase was recorded in rape cases between 2010 and 2016.



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