16 Days of Activism Activator Events

In observance of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, Activators across the country will participate in various programmes and initiatives aimed at raising awareness about this scourge.

On the 24th November from 09:00 to 14:00, Port Elizabeth based Activators will join Amnesty International at the Nelson Mandela University as part of a panel-discussion themed “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All”. Contact Activator Prince Charles for More Information on 081 446 1903.

On Saturday the 25th November, Activators from across the Free State will gather at Goldfields Casino Hall in Welkom as part of the BMF Gender Catalyst Seminar. For more information contact Activator Mihkenso Ngobeni @ 073 185 2031

In Eldorado Park in Gauteng, Activators will be at the launch of the #ZEROTOLERANCE Campaign as coordinated by the Eldorado Park Local Drug Action Committee in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Social Development and the South African Police. Contact Paris Makaringe for more information at 082 515 7520.

Khayelitsha based Activator Ntombisizwe Mkonto will launch the #ThePeopleVsHer campaign aimed at highlighting the pertinent challenge of gender based violence. The campaign coincides with the launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence on the 25th November. For more details contact Ntombisizwe @ 071 725 7665

On 30 November Activators in Merafong, Gauteng will join AfriMan Rising Campaign, the brainchild of Sello Maake kaNcube Foundation. Various dialogues will be held around challenging violent masculinity. For more information contact Nhlanhla Ndlovu on 076 689 6231

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