The sued man reportedly committed the said offence by setting up a live link in a private room at the institution on June 13. The lady who was disgusted with this, said she can not understand how providing food for her baby was “sexualised in such a cowardly way.”
The University has however, suspended the man, as Western Cape police have also confirmed that a case of crimen injuria — the intentional harming of someone’s dignity — is being investigated against the 38-year old university employee.
According South Africa’s local media, the victim had been in what she thought was a “safe, locked space” expressing milk, when she noticed that she was being filmed.
“I’m disgusted that we live in a world where mothers, no matter how they choose to feed their children, are victimised for being vulnerable.”