DoCS, SAPS leads Nyanga march and official closing of 16 Days of Activism | Western Cape Government


DoCS, SAPS leads Nyanga march and official closing of 16 Days of Activism

10 December 2014

Today, Wednesday 10 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will partner with the community of Nyanga to observe the final day of 16 Days of Activism campaign with a march for No Violence Against Women and Children.

The march through the community will be led by the SAPS “Men for Change”, will be followed by an awareness drive at the Nyanga taxi rank, as well as the official closing ceremony at the Zolani Centre in Nyanga.

Through meaningful partnerships, like the partnership between the SAPS, the Department of Community Safety in the Western Cape and the public, we are uniting behind the theme: “Safety starts in the family”.

We, as a collective, challenge every person in the province to ensure that Safety starts in the family and observe 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children towards 365 days of action to eradicate violence from our communities, Better Together.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.

Note: All media are invited to attend.

Details:          16 Days of Activism closing event: Nyanga
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Time:              12:00 – 15:00
Venue:           12:00 - March starts corner of Klipfontein Road and Borchards Quarry;

                        14:00 - Closing ceremony: Zolani Centre, Sithandatu Avenue, Nyanga.

Media Enquiries: 

Ewald Botha
Spokesperson for Minister Plato
Cell: 079 694 1113