The Western Cape Government is calling on communities and schools across the province to form a human chain at noon on August 1 in an effort to show its unity against gender-based violence (GBV).
August is Women’s Month in South Africa and the country observes Women’s Day each year on August 9 to commemorate the march by women to the Union Buildings in 1956.
“With gender-based violence being a key area of focus across South Africa, the first day of the month provides an opportunity for the government to highlight the plight of victims of GBV and the oppressive norms that help perpetuate it,” the Western Cape government said.
The province has since called on communities and schools…
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