President Zuma to launch the 16 Days of Activism campaign in Port Elizabeth

President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 25 November 2017, launch the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign at the Nelson Mandela University, Missionvale Campus, in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province.

The Theme for 2017 is, COUNT ME IN: TOGETHER MOVING A NON-VIOLENT SOUTH AFRICA FORWARD. 2017 being the Year of OR Tambo, the Sub-theme is: OR Tambo and the emancipation of women.

This year marks the 19th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign in South Africa. The 16 Days of Activism Campaign focuses on raising awareness of the negative impact of violence on women and children, as well as on society as a whole. It is also focused on seeking prevention interventions to the on-going violence perpetrated on women and children.

Source: The Presidency Republic of South Africa