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#SandtonShutDown: Protesters March against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

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Today, protesters marched against gender-based violence, in a protest organized by several NGOs and organizations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019, in Sandton, South Africa.

There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town.

Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who constantly fall victims of gender-based violence.

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. There has been a public outcry after the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in Cape Town. Several protests and marches have been held across the country to highlight the plight of women and children who are constantly fall victims of gender-based violence. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

Photo Credit: Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images

1 Comment

  1. Bennie

    September 15, 2019 at 9:36 am

    It is so sad not feel safe in your own home and country. This has to stop

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