Ramaphosa urges men to do better in fight against GBV

Today marks National Day of Reconciliation. This year the theme is 'Unite in Action against Racism, Gender-Based Violence and Other Intolerances'. Let' take a look at this feature to remind us what reconciliation and unity really mean. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa is urging men to do better in the fight against gender-based violence.

Ramaphosa says it is the responsibility of men to change.

He has spoken out against sexism and patriarchy.

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"We cannot achieve reconciliation for as long as the women of our country, who constitution half of our population, live in fear of gender-based violence," he said.

"We must stand firm in our rejection of all forms of violence against women and children."

Ramaphosa made a virtual address to commemorate Reconciliation Day.


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