Members of the ANC came out in their
numbers in support of the final day of woman’s day.
The march was to highlight issues affecting
women. ANC Women's League national chairperson, Angie Motshekga, said as today
marks the closing of women’s month they are consolidating all the issues and
challenges woman face especially in the Western Cape and as the ANC
they are saying no more.
Motshekga said that due to the high levels
of violence against women, the serious issues of gangsterism and alcohol and
“Those are the things we want this
government and the people of the Western Cape to focus on and during the
women’s parliament there was a call to reconvene a special meeting after
women’s month to reflect on all the issues that were raised,” added Motshekga.
She furthermore said that the main focus is
around gender based violence and as the women’s league be talking to the
Commission for Gender Equality, to bring together all stake holders to say what
more can be done around issues of gender based violence.
Minister of Water and Environmental
affairs, Edna Molewa also came out in full support and added that this is a
great event for the ANC and the women’s league in particular.
Molewa said that as the ANC they have come
out to show the Western Cape that the ANC is
Molewa said that as the ANC they want to
say to the Western Cape Government, that they do not like to have no women in
“It is important that we have representation,
as we have been fighting as women for 50% of representation and it is important
that, that gets recognised here in the Western Cape as well,” added
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