DAWN to host 16 Days of Activism event in Despatch

Media Advisory:

DAWN (Democratic Alliance Women’s Network) will gather at the Ernest Swanepoel Hall in Despatch on Saturday, 5 December 2015 in solidarity with the global community that embraces the battle to stop violence against women.

We live in a violent, dangerous country in which one in three women will be raped, ukutwala continues to rob girl children of their right to education.

We will not stop our fight for equality, fairness and freedom until every woman in the Eastern Cape can walk the streets safely without fear of vilification, assault and rape.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 5 December 2015

Time: 10:00

Venue: Ernest Swanepoel Hall, Despatch

There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews