Cele calls on men to stand up against GBV

Police Minister Bheki Cele is urging men in Khayelitsha not to perpetrate gender-based violence. Cele hosted a men's dialogue on gender-based violence earlier today as part of Imbizo YamaDoda that seeks to end the scourge of GBV and femicide. eNCA's Monique Mortlock has been following the Imbizo. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele also said men need to be active participants in the country's fight against gender-based violence, saying they need to step up and fight the shameful scourge.

Cele has asked men to step up and fight against the shameful scourge.

READ: Cele addresses imbizo to prevent GBV in Khayelitsha

He was addressing a men's dialogue on gender-based violence in Khayelitsha.

Cele said, "when crime statistics were released for December, January, and February, showing that in South Africa about 10 000 women have been raped in three months."

"Three months, 10 000 women are raped and I can assure you, men rape these women. So, men must provide solutions to this problem, this is why we're here."

"All the complaints about police work and stuff, that's secondary. What I want to hear from you, as men what do we do with men who commit such crime"


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