South Africans are demanding better protection for women and girls after a recent spate of brutal murders - mostly committed by male spouses or partners.

The 2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, her boyfriend, drew global attention to the issue of domestic violence in South Africa.

Two weeks ago, President Jacob Zuma visited the home of the parents of a three-year-old girl who was raped and killed.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from Johannesburg.

Africa, South Africa, Human Rights