Taking Action against Gender-Based Violence in our Society

21 August 2022

On Saturday, 20 August 2022. The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor and the Ambassador of the State of Qatar His Excellency Tariq Ali Faraj Al-Ansari interacted with the Kayamandi Community on Gender-Based Violence at the United Methodist Church, Kaya Mnandi.

The event was held under the theme, “Taking Action against Gender-Based Violence in our Society”

Minister Naledi Pandor, Ambassador Tariq Ali Faraj Al-Ansari and the spouse of Ambassador Al-Ansari  handed over donations to the community, Kaya Mnandi Township,  Stellenbosch.

Minister Naledi Pandor shared sobering statistics during her address at the #DIRCOOutreachProgramme.

 “51% of South African women say they have experienced gender-base violence. 67% of men say they have perpetrated violence against a woman at one time in their lives”Said Minister Pandor.

The event was attended by the community of Khayamandi, including local government councilors, government officials and school children from across the 23 wards of Stellenbosch.







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