The rape and murder of women and children should be declared a national disaster. The call was made at a protest march by the Western Cape United Safety Front in Cape Town on Wednesday.
The United Nations Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, says she will call for the acceleration of investment into various sectors in order for women’s lives to be changed.
Former South African Cabinet Minister and Current Chairperson of the Common Wealth Women Parliamentarians in Africa Region, Thoko Didiza, visited Lesotho to share experiences and strengthen women parliamentarian caucus.
Religious marriages have come under the spotlight at the seminar held at the University of the Western Cape to discuss the women’s struggles for ownership of land.
Deputy President David Mabuza has called on men to admit that they have a problem as cases of abuse against women, children and the elderly are escalating.