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04 Sep 2019 | 08:12 AM UTC

South Africa: Women’s right rallies in Cape Town September 4

South Africa News Alert

Women’s rights activists plan protests in Cape Town amid Wold Economic forum summit September 4; disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/6/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Cape Town

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Event

Women's rights activists have called for protests to take place in Cape Town on Wednesday, September 4, to denounce gender-based violence. One protest in scheduled to take place from 09:00 (local time) in front of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), where the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is taking place until Friday, September 6. Another protest is scheduled to take place in front of the Parliament starting at 09:00.

A heightened security presence along with traffic disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the protests.  

Advice

Individuals in Cape Town are advised to anticipate traffic disruptions and avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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