South Africa is about to hold an extraordinary session of its parliament on how to tackle gender-based violence.
That follows recent protests triggered by a series of high-profile female murders. The latest crime statistics show a rise in the rates of murder and sexual offences.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has talked of a crisis after growing protests over rapes and murders.
Al Jazeera speaks to sexual assault survivor Rochelle Pimentel, who tells her story from Johannesburg.