16 Days of Activism

Below  are the activities that we can do around 16 days of activism:

  1. Host a Webinar, on Facebook (Have representatives from different organisations present on gender-based violence e.g Lifeline, Sisonke)
  2. Week of Action
    1. Community outreach walk (we can choose a community where we will go and raise awareness of gender-based violence by distributing IEC material)
    2. Host an event at a primary/high school (teaching values of gender equality, sharing information on resources available in the community.
    3. Pasting posters for GBV, hotline numbers around communities, schools public places eg.

Gender-Based Violence Command Centre: Call 0800 428 428 or dial *120*786#

Stop Gender Violence helpline: 0800 150 150

Report neglect or abuse of a child: 0861 4 CHILD (24453)

SAPS: 08600 10111

Childline:  08000 55 555

Report any abuse of children and women to the Department of Social Development on 0800 220 250.

Department of Social Development Email: GBV365DAYS@westerncape.gov.za / SD.CustomerCare@westerncape.gov.za

LifeLine 24-hour crisis helpline: 021 461 1111

Find out more about our safety services for women and children by sending an SMS with the word INFO to 35 395