Social development deputy minister defends comments that cancer contributes to GBV

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Social development deputy minister Hendrietta Bagopane-Zulu has defended claims made by herself and the department about a link between cancer and gender-based violence (GBV).

A tweet posted by the department on Friday claimed cancer contributes to GBV. It sparked anger and confusion among South Africans.

The deputy minister was in the Northern Cape during a cancer awareness campaign hosted by the PinkDrive at the time.
24 Aug 2020 7AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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