Love them, don’t beat them: South African men march for women


Hundreds of South African men marched on Tuesday in Pretoria to campaign against violence against women and children.

Dubbed #100MenMarch, the national campaign is part of the centenary celebrations of former President Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist Albertina Sisulu.

The participants including government officials, the police, churches and celebrities signed a pledge to protect women and children from violence and end the scourge of violence.

Minister of Police Bekhi Cele acknowledged the severity of the crime in South Africa and the level of abuse the women are going through. “The scourge is quite bad at the present moment, how women and children are being abused by men…until you have a mental change, the scourge will continue, it is a call to men,” he…

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