WATCH | Pietermaritzburg’s Epworth High pupils stand up to GBV with music video

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Epworth pupils created a music video to underline their stance on gender-based violence.
Epworth pupils created a music video to underline their stance on gender-based violence.
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Pupils at Epworth school in Pietermaritzburg have created an inspirational music video to demand an end to gender-based violence in South Africa.

Vicky Crookes, head of marketing at the school in Golf Road, Scottsville, said the idea for the video originated with Epworth High School’s Interact club.

“The club focuses on community-based activities and is especially passionate about issues of social justice such as gender-based violence,” she added. “Since the start of the year, the school has allowed our high school pupils to come to school dressed in black civvies on Thursdays in support of [the GBV campaign] Thursdays in Black.

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