Gugs people take back the night

 Residents were in song and dance as they marches encountered each other while the were coming for the opposite sides of Steve Biko Drive.  PHOTOS: Mandla Mahashe
Residents were in song and dance as they marches encountered each other while the were coming for the opposite sides of Steve Biko Drive. PHOTOS: Mandla Mahashe

Friday night 27 November in Gugulethu belonged to the men, women and children that seek to live in a peaceful environment free of violence.

Residents and local organisations came in droves to support the Take Back The Nigh march organised by Ilitha Labantu. The march which saw two groups marching from opposite sides of Stive Biko Drive (Formerly NY 1) was staged to make a collective powerful statement against the abuse of women and children and the crime that has plagued local communities.This was the third annual demonstration and was one of the first activities during the period part 16 Days of Activism against gender violence.

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