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When #MenAreTrash trends in SA

#MenAreTrash is trending on Twitter in South Africa and here's why.

Karabo Mokoena

It all started with the horrific news of Karabo Mokoena's alleged gruesome death.


The 22-year-old woman who had been reported missing in Johannesburg has been found dead.


She was reported missing last month with some of her friends and family taking to social media asking the public to help find her. 

Her family has since confirmed she was murdered, allegedly by her boyfriend.


Twitter is outraged.


Many people have taken to social media to highlight the dangers women face, not only in unfamiliar places, but also in their homes when surrounded by loved ones.


This is what Twitter had to say. 

Some useful numbers: 1. Rape Crisis 24 hour line 021 447 9762 2. POWA's helpline 083 765 1235

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