South Africa, Cape Town – About 100 people took part in an anti-gender-based violence protest in front of the paliament building, on Saturday.
According to reports, protest organiser and anti-gender-based violence activist from Rondebosch Sascha Wharton-Hood said the protest was a precursor for the handing over of the anti-gender-based violence memorandum on Wednesday, in an effort to mobilise and collectively call for action to be taken.
I Hear You SA, 65 Years Movement, anti-GBV Stellenbosch University, and Future Females Foundation were present. Some addressed the placard-bearing crowd on the work done to educate and mobilise the public.
Meanwhile, The memorandum to be handed over will address concerns around law enforcement and policing, public education and institutions, government policy transparency, and domestic violence and Covid-19.