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Men march against gender-based violence in Pretoria

Hundreds of fathers and sons from the Act Now Movement have marched to the Union Buildings against the scourge of gender-based violence. This comes after the body of yet another woman was found.

A 17-year-old girl has been discovered dead on a street near Philippi in Cape Town. The movement’s interim spokesperson Sello Maake Ka-Ncube says they have handed over a memorandum to the Presidency.

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube

“The memorandum contains a whole lot of legal things and that we want the constitutional reform, we want police to be reformed and we want police visibility and presence.

“We also want the government’s support when we hold dialogues and these dialogues aren’t for numbers because we have had dialogues where someone is on stage and addressing the people but I think it is time for men to have conversations with each other,” he said. The group has called on men across the country to change their behavior.

In other news – Full Details on Tshegofatso Pule’s killing: What actually happened, Hitman’s mother exposes Pule’s boyfriend

The man charged with murdering Tshegofatso Pule, the pregnant 28-year-old who was found stabbed and dangling from a tree in Roodepoort two weeks ago, was allegedly boyhood friends with the father of Pule’s unborn child. Read more

Source: eNCA

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