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Activist wears black to speak up for voiceless

In her quest to create awareness about the scourge of gender-based violence, Jaasirah Akomolafe, 44, wants young girls to realise they have a voice — and they must use it.

Growing up in Bloemendal and Sanctor, in Gqeberha’s northern areas, the Brymore widow and mom of four regularly  witnessed how women were abused and how young girls fell prey to devious older men...

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