- Thousands of citizens flocked to the Cape Town CBD to march against gender-based violence
- A video clip showed the massive support for the march and created a buzz on social media
- The protest aimed to gain the attention of President Cyril Ramaphosa and other world leaders who attended the World Economic Forum
Chaos erupted in the Cape Town CBD as thousands of citizens flocked the area in support of the #SAShutdown and #AmINext protests.
Briefly.co.za reported on the march to the Cape Town International Convention Centre as delegates attended the World Economic Forum.
In attempt to catch the attention of President Cyril Ramaphosa and other world leaders, citizens initiated the march to protest against the spike in gender-based violence.
The brutal rape and murder of 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana has sparked outrage and Briefly.co.za also reported that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will be taking government to court as a result.
A video clip shared via Instagram has captured a few seconds of the march and caught the attention of social media users.
TV presenter Maps Maponyane shared the footage, which shows the incredible support as thousands united for the cause.
The post included the caption: “Heartbreakingly Powerful✊ This is only the beginning. Women have had enough, We have had Enough! #EnoughIsEnough #SAShutdown”
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