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Church supports Total Shutdown Movement

29 September 2018, 5:35 PM  |  Nadine Speelman  |  A woman shows the wound of a bystander who was injured during the Westbury shutdown. Leaders of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa have declared their support for the Total Shutdown Movement in Cape Town and the Westbury community in Johannesburg. The Total Shutdown Movement grabbed national attention when various communities took to the streets …

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WATCH: Total Shutdown stages silent protest outside WEF Africa over femicide

NEWS / 4 SEPTEMBER 2019, 10:18AM / THEOLIN TEMBO Cape Town – On Wednesday morning, The Total Shutdown: Intersectional Womin’s Movement Against GBV (gender-based violence) staged a silent protest outside the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. Protesters gathered at the Cape Town train station where they then silently and peacefully walked to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) …

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#SandtonShutdown, will government listen this time?

12th September 2019 | Thabo Molelekwa As South Africans grapple with the latest crime statistics that were released in Parliament on Thursday, women and gender non-conforming people make their way to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in protest against the ongoing deaths and acts of violence against women, non-binary people and children across the country.  Police …

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#TOTALSHUTDOWN MOVEMENT SLAMS EVENT ORGANISERS OVER BRICKZ PERFORMANCE

Kwaito star Brickz is currently out on bail for raping his then 15-year-old niece in 2013. Tshegofatso Mathe | 2 years ago JOHANNESBURG – The Total Shutdown movement has described the performance by kwaito star Brickz during an award ceremony as disrespectful to the thousands of women who marched against gender-based violence last week. It’s understood the convicted rapist performed …

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Church supports Total Shutdown Movement

29 September 2018, 5:35 PM  |  Nadine Speelman  |  @SABCNewsOnline Leaders of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa have declared their support for the Total Shutdown Movement in Cape Town and the Westbury community in Johannesburg. The Total Shutdown Movement grabbed national attention when various communities took to the streets earlier this week to protest against unemployment, crime and poverty in their areas. The Community …

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High school girls protest gender based violence

30 November 2018, 5:35 PM  |  Liela Magnus  |  @SABCNewsOnline The girls say that activism against gender based violence must not be just 16 days a year, but 365 days. Young activists against gender based violence are taking their call to the streets outside the Pretoria magistrate court. They are staging a silent protest to raise awareness on the …

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