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Today, 25 November, marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and the commemoration of the International Day of No Violence Against Women.

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The Wynberg Girls’ High School Feminist Society members share their views about the severity of gender-based violence in South Africa. We urge you to stand up and speak out to help break the cycle of violence and abuse in our society.

If you know of or see a friend, family member or neighbour being abused, please help them by speaking out. Don’t turn a blind eye.

Thanks to Mersei Mananga (Communications Committee) for filming and editing this WGHS Feminist Society video.

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See the useful government info and numbers below:

SAPS Crime Stop Tel: 08600 10111

Gender -Based Violence Command Centre Tel: 0800 428 428 Tel: 0800 GBV GBV

Stop Gender Violence Helpline Tel: 0800 150 150 sms *120*7867# from any cell phone

Family and Marriage Society of South Africa (FAMSA) Tel: (011) 975 7107

Childline Tel: 08000 55 555

National Crisis Line Tel: 086 132 2322

SA National Council for Child Welfare Tel: 011 339 5741

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