Shelter from the abuse storm: Josina Machel fights back

Former South Africa’s first lady Graca Machel’s daughter Josina during an interview highlighting the scourge of gender-based violence on March 04, 2017
Image: Gallo Images / City Press / Leon Sadiki

“My abuser was the one who took me to the hospital. He beat me so badly I lost my eye.”

Josina Machel, daughter of Graça and Samora Machel, spoke about her abuse at the hands of her partner at the Costing of Domestic Violence Shelters report launch at Glen Hove Auditorium in Johannesburg on Monday.

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