JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele also said men need to be active participants in the country's fight against gender-based violence, saying they need to step up and fight the shameful scourge.
Cele has asked men to step up and fight against the shameful scourge.
He was addressing a men's dialogue on gender-based violence in Khayelitsha.
Cele said, "when crime statistics were released for December, January, and February, showing that in South Africa about 10 000 women have been raped in three months."
"Three months, 10 000 women are raped and I can assure you, men rape these women. So, men must provide solutions to this problem, this is why we're here."
"All the complaints about police work and stuff, that's secondary. What I want to hear from you, as men what do we do with men who commit such crime"