ANC women's league calls for national stay away

File: ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini.

File: ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini.

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JOHANNESBURG - The ANC's women's league is calling for a national stay away this week, against gender-based violence.

The league says violence against women is a national crisis and it wants to send a strong message - even if it means disrupting the economy.

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Pickets and marches have been planned throughout the country.

The call comes after a spate of deadly attacks against women.

This was spurred on by the killing of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

Mrwetyana was laid to rest on Saturday.

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