Katlehong North SAPS last week Tuesday held a campaign in honour of the 16 Days of Activism no violence against woman and children followed with dialogue with the theme “Khuluma Ndoda” (Speak out Men).
Station Commander, Colonel Buthelezi, Social Crime Prevention EMPD, Ekurhuleni Traffic Police, Ekupholeni, Ekurhuleni Department Social Workers, Tsohang Youth Projects, Gauteng Liquor Informal Business Association (Gauliba) and Kathorus Liquor Trader Association (KALTA). The keynote Address speaker was Themba Lukhele Skeem GP.
“The main points of this initiative were to raise awareness about the negative impact that gender-based violence, especially violence towards woman and children has on our society,” said Captain Mathobela
It also encourages individuals and organisations to work together to come up with strategies to help curb this violence.
“To challenge those responsible for violence against woman and children to stop this behaviour. Everyone has the right to live a life free from violence and abuse, the rights woman children in particular,” he said.
“Relationship rules don’t have to be a source of conflict. If you are experiencing abuse, it can be confusing and you might feel afraid, but the best thing to do is to get help,” he concluded