Sonke Gender Justice, City Of Johannesburg & Masiphephe Network To Unveil A Mural Painting In Commemoration Of The 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Johannesburg, 22 November 2022 – Sonke Gender Justice in collaboration with the City of Johannesburg and Masiphephe network will join a global campaign to address gender based violence and femicide on the 25th of November 2022, in an unveiling of a mural painting under the theme: ‘Leaving no one behind: understanding the National Strategic Plan and raising awareness to community members’’.

The mural painting seeks to begin a dialogue on the National Strategic Plan pillars and enhance community understanding and participation in the fight against gender based violence, while fostering innovative strategies to hold duty bearers accountable to their policy commitments for GBV prevention. Representatives from government, private sector and civil society will attend the event.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: 25 November 2022

Time: 10:00 hrs

Venue: Diepkloof Welfare Centre, Soweto, Johannesburg

Members of the public and media can confirm attendance on una@genderjustice.org.za

For more information, contact: 

Dumisani Rebombo, Community Education and Mobilisation Provincial Manager, Sonke Gender Justice on dumi@genderjustice.org.za or 076 411 2665 

Zanele Zwane, SBCC Program Manager, Masiphephe Network, on zanele@ccisa.org.za or 066 299 9102 

Kgomotso Mophulane, Communications & Strategic Information Manager, Sonke Gender Justice on kgomotso@genderjustice.org.za or 0835196187  

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Sonke is a South African-based non-profit organisation working throughout Africa. We believe women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice, and achieve gender transformation. For media releases, reports and news visit https://genderjustice.org.za/  and https://genderjustice.org.za/newsletter-signup/