Last month in South Africa a show of unity with victims of gender violence in one of the worlds most unsafe places for women was visited by Meghan Markle where a young female student was killed.
In the remembrance of the girl named Uyinene Mrewetyana, a yellow ribbon was tied by Meghan. The 19 years old girl was cruelly raped and murdered in cape town where the girl was attending university in a coastal city.
The visit was publicized on Instagram by the official Sussex page on Saturday while it happened secretly earlier this week.
The official Instagram page stated that “ visiting this place where such a heartbreaking death took place and also being able to identify Uyinene was individually very important to Meghan Markle”. After paying tribute Meghan also met with the girl’s mother to console her.
South Africa is a place afflicted with gender-based violence, according to some official figurine at least one hundred and thirty-seven sexual crimes take place in one single day. An amount of over 30 women was murdered by their own husbands in august.
Uyinene murder case is one of the examples of recent scenarios in South Africa and it has Enlighted a spark among the country. People are now protesting in south Africa and asking for answers. The protestors are asking the government to capture the criminals and provide women proper protection.
Meghan visited South Africa with Prince Harry and her son Archie as a part of a 10-day official trip to cape town. Meghan and her son remained in South Africa this week but prince Harry left for Angola, Botswana, and Malawi.
Next week before the Dutch of Sussex will reunite with his family in Johannesburg before returning home on 2nd of October.