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Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida: A Case of Cyberbullying?

Brief Summary

Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida, is the recent victim of cyberbullying. Social media comments suggest South Africa has a long road ahead of addressing gender-based violence and cyberbullying in society.


In January 2019, Miss South Africa posted photos of herself wearing a bikini. Critics chastised her for failing to consider more important issues currently being faced by society. The Miss South Africa Organisation described the attacks against Ms Musida as cyberbullying.