This Pregnant South African Woman Was Found Stabbed And Hanging From A Tree And People Want Justice

Tshego Pule, 28, was reportedly eight-months pregnant when she was murdered and found hanging from a tree near Johanessburg, South Africa.

People in South Africa are demanding justice for the murder of Tshego Pule, a 28-year-old pregnant woman who was found hanging from a tree near Johannesburg with a stab wound to her chest on Monday.

Pule, who was eight-months pregnant, went missing last Thursday, according to local media reports.

News of her death prompted an outpouring of anger on social media, with the hashtag #JusticeForTshegoPule trending as people demanded justice for her death and the deaths of other women before her.

Local media report that police have opened an investigation into the case.

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There are high levels of violence against women in South Africa, according to statistics. 2,930 women were murdered in South Africa in the 12-month period from 2017 to 2018, which is around one murder every three hours.