Mpumalanga WOF participants stand up to be counted
Working on Fire (WOF) par ticipants in Mpumalanga added their voices to the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign in 2016.
The globally renowned campaign, themed ‘Count Me In’, is South Africa’s 16th year of participation in the campaign. WOF participants observed the period from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
“Teams in the province actively participated in the campaign by promoting the notion that responsibility lies with everyone to take a stand against gender-based violence,” says Social Development Practitioner, Condrick Mukhudwani .“
The Badplaas Team, in collaboration with the South African Police Service (SAPS), conducted an awarenessraising campaign at Sunduza Primary School to educate pupils on how they could spot abusive behaviour,” says Mxolisi Mbuli, Base Communication Representative (BCR).
The Wilgeboom, Injaka, Salique, Breyton and Loskop Base Teams staged peaceful marches to mobilise communities to promote collective responsibility in the fight to eradicate violence against women and children.