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Compiled and written by Inaara Merani cw: sexual assault, rape, domestic violence Young people in Namibia took to the streets and social media to protest sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) after a body was found that is believed to be of a woman missing since April. According to the Namibian Police Force 1604 rape cases were reported in the country during January 2019 - June 2020. In other words, three rape cases were reported to the Namibian police every day for 18 months. And that’s just the reported cases. Many cases of rape are unreported.

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