‘Blow The Whistle’ is this year’s theme for Marie Claire Magazine‘s Naked Issue. With 35 local public personalities allowing themselves to be photographed naked, the magazine and those who are involved hope to use their naked- and by extension vulnerable and exposed bodies- to expose them as sites of much struggle. Violence against women and children in South Africa continues to be perversive and mute.
The likes of Pearl Thusi and This year the theme is Blow The Whistle. Named after an NGO of the same name, this tagline calls out all those who endure severe sexual, physical and emotional abuse behind closed doors to come forward and break the silence.
As much as checking these stars out won’t exactly hurt, it’s important not to forget what is at stake here.