​NGO Discovers ‘Very Poor’ Family in Limpopo

A Filthy worn-out mattress on beer crates is the only item resembling a bed inside a dilapidated two-room structure shared by 15 members of a family living in Limpopo

A Filthy worn-out mattress on beer crates is the only item resembling a bed inside a dilapidated two-room structure shared by 15 members of a family living in Limpopo.

The family's plight was recently discovered by a land rights organisation, Nkuzi Development Association, which is now trying to seek intervention from various provincial government departments.

The organisation’s Vasco Mabunda says the family's case presented serious economic implications for the rights of women and children who live on farms, adding that in most cases conditions for women and children living on farms worsened after the male head of the family died.

To read the article titled, “'Mother of all injustices' - Girls in family of 15 forced to have sex for food,” click here

Source: 
Sowetan Live

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