DP Mabuza Calls Out Patriarchy
Written by Mfundo on 25 November, 2020
By: Pamella Majola
Deputy President David Mabuza has called on the nation to wear a black armband, a ribbon, or any sign that signifies as an act of mourning, to demonstrate respect for those who have passed away due to Gender based Violence.
He officiated at an event in Pretoria today, to mark the beginning of the 16 days of activism against women and children abuse, as well as mark the beginning of five days of remembrance for citizens who have lost their lives in GBV and Covid-19.
Mabuza says churches, mosques, temples and houses of prayer should hold a prayer session to support victim’s families to cope with the loss of their loved ones.
He has directed that from today until the 29 of this month, the nation should embark on a five days of mourning, particularly for the victims Covid-19 and those who lost their lives through GBV.
Mabuza adds that women and children must always be protected.
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