South African women throughout the country have taken to the streets in large numbers to protest against femicide, indecent assault, and gender-based violence.
The protest has been dubbed #TotalShutdown. Tweeps have been sharing photos from various parts of the country using the hashtag.
Briefly.co.za compiles some powerful images from the protests below.
"My body - not your crime scene."
"Respect our existence."
"No means no."
Protesters also highlighted the issue of child marriages.
"Enough is enough."
A tweep shared a photo of her late sister who was a victim of gender-based violence.
Protesters in Cape Town became emotional as they arrived in Parliament.
A Cape Town woman wore a large chain across her body to emphasise her message.
Watch a funny animated video below from our Briefly - South Africa YouTube channel.
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