The #100MenMarch takes to the streets of Pretoria as SA protests violence against women

The #100MenMarch takes to the streets of Pretoria as SA protests violence against women

On Tuesday hundreds of men came together to protest the abuse of women in the country in the #100MenMarch.

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The South African government and other organisations wanted to highlight the impact abuse against women and children had on society and hundreds of people joined them on the march.

Taking to their official Twitter page, the government shared photos of #100MenMarch supporters gathering to partake in the movement.

"People have started to gather at Madiba St & Kgosi Mampuru St, @CityTshwane for the #100MenMarch aimed to highlight the impact of violence against women and children and call for an end of the violence #BeTheLegacy #ThumaMina", the post was captioned.

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The government also shared a video of a woman, Emely Magani, who said the violence against women and children negatively impacted the South African society.

Briefly.co.za learned from another post by the government men from various South African sectors, including business, labour, faith-based organisations, non-profit and media organisations, all joined the march.

Some of the Blue Bulls rugby players also showed support for the cause by joining the march.

Ministers Bheki Cele and Nomvula Mokonyane were among those to sign a pledge at the march, while the churches took a stand.

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