Lejweleputswa District police stations join hands to launch 16 Days of Activism

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As the country embarks on the annual 16 days of activism camapaign, members of the Lejweleputswa police stations took a centre stage to join hands by launching the outrage campaign within the district townships.

A peaceful march was organized from Zone 13 in Meloding to its police station where a memorandum was handed to the station commander Colonel Mankatsa Magage .

The police were joined by stakeholders such as Department of Social Development, Bophelong Youth Development Centre, Wits USAID, Meloding Early Childhood Development and Bomme Ba Boithatelo Bo Botle.

Women holds placards in a peaceful march to Meloding SAPS to hand over the Memorandum of Understanding, as part of 16 days of activism.

To showcase the significance of this event men were dressed in different regalia of women.

The actual event took place at Meloding Community Hall.

Captain Mongezi Mens in his address he said that discouraged women must not to withdraw their on-going cases especially of gender based violence.

“Parents must take care of girl children to curb the rape cases, crime hints were presented especially during this festive season, assaults, abuse of liquor,” he added.

Selina Makhotso, a GBV victim handed the memorandum to the Station Commander.

In Allanridge , SAPS members together with Hennenmann Victim Empowerment, Community Policing Forum and other stakeholders launched Safer Lejweleputswa for women and children program against acts of abuse and femicide.

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