Gender-based violence at HE institutions worrying – Minister

South Africa’s Department of Higher Education and Training said the scourge of gender-based violence at tertiary education institutions is worrying, reports Faizel Patel for The Citizen.

This comes after a female student was stabbed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, allegedly by her husband. In a video that went viral on various platforms, an adult male is shown stabbing a female student repeatedly.

The incident reportedly took place at a private student residence in Belhar, Cape Town, on Saturday 11 November. The man, believed to be a student from the University of the Western Cape, was arrested on Saturday.
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