Urgent Media Advisory


Department of Women Imbizo


The South African government has ensured that they mitigate the technology divide in our most disadvantaged communities this has had both positive outcomes and challenges. The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women Ms Susan Shabangu, will on the 21st April 2017 address the challenges faced by parents and grandparents regarding children and the usage of social media.

The objective of the Imbizo week is to give impetus to the #365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children while ensuring sustainability of the campaign through the work with partners like Sonke Gender Justice to bring on board the involvement of men as they contribute to the sexualization of girls through the blesser or mavuso by older men having sex with girls as young as 14 years old. This will also contribute to raising awareness on the new HIV infection amongst girls and young women between the ages of 14-24 years.


Area:  Imbizo will be held at Soshanguve, Tshwane

Venue: KT Motubatse

Target: between 600- 800 people

Time: 9am

Date 21 /04 / 2017


For more information contact Nomvula Khalo on 076 480 3342


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