Women's Month Starts With #TotalShutDown Marches

#TotalShutdown protests are happening across South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho to highlight the plight of women and children. "Every week, we receive multiple reports of women, children, and gender non-conforming people who have been brutally murdered, kidnapped, or abused, and there is no sense of urgency from our leaders to find ways in which society can tackle this violence", organizers of the #TotalShutdown campaign have said.

 

Posters at the #TotalShutDown Women Protests

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Protesters at the #TotalShutdown march in Cape Town

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