Enough: Locals protest against gender-based violence in New York City

Enough: Locals protest against gender-based violence in New York City

- South Africans are rising up against gender-based violence and citizens in other countries have joined the fightback

- Locals based in New York City took to the streets to protest the continued plight of women in the country

- Clips of the protest have made its way onto social media and those involved have been applauded for their efforts

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Citizens are sick and tired of waking up to headlines of rape, murder and abuse and the world is going to hear about it.

Mzansi rallied behind shutdown movements which saw protests nationwide, with the World Economic Forum in Africa being brought to a near-standstill as thousands gathered outside.

The rage is infectious and has apparently spilt over onto the streets of the Big Apple.

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South Africans based in the United States gathered in New York to protest the continued plight of female citizens, raising their voices so far from home.

Briefly.co.za reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the crisis by diverting over R1 billion to a national emergency plan to combat crimes of this nature.

Mzansi has applauded the protestors for making the issue known overseas, flocking to social media to voice their approval.

Take a look at just a few of the responses below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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