Ramaphosa calls for fight against gender based violence
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 7 February, 2020
President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says all stake holders must play a role in fighting gender based violence in the country.
Ramaphosa has been speaking at the official handover of five BMW vehicles that will be used to support community based care workers in their prevention of GBVF.
Women across the country staged #TotalShutdown demonstrations in 2018 and in 2019 called on the government to change the law to deter abuse against women and children.
Meanwhile Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, says patriarchy must be also be defeated.
By: Lindelani Mbatha