Why ‘virginity bursary‘ complaints are being investigated

The South African Human Rights Commission is investigating the Maiden Bursary, which is allegedly offering bursaries to virgin girls only.

The South African Human Rights Commission is investigating the Maiden Bursary, which is allegedly offering bursaries to virgin girls only. The programme has sparked outrage with human rights advocates and activists. Joining CNBC Africa to give us her perspective on this issue is Shaheema Mcleod, the Director of Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children.