Most Cape Flats kids carry guns, knives to school. Why?

NUMBERS GAME Angry residents take part in the Total Shutdown protest.
NUMBERS GAME Angry residents take part in the Total Shutdown protest.
Image: Esa Alexander

Most pupils who live in the Cape Flats have carried either a gun or a knife to school because they did not feel safe, a study has found.

The study paints a depressing picture of what it is like to be a teenager in a world of gangsters, violence, and neglect.

 

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