Reeva Steenkamp; Sandiswa Who?

Mateenah Hunter, 2014 UCLA Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellow, wrote an article that was originally published in the Daily Maverick weighing in on the role of celebrity and class in the the murder investigation of Reeva Steenkamp, who was killed by her Paralympian boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius. Hunter notes that, unlike Steenkamp, most victims of gender-based violence in South Africa do not receive any media attention. Read the full article.