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ANCWL Leads ANC Friday Parade in Ladysmith KZN

10 Apr 2014

ANC Friday in Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal by holding a parade through the town. The parade will form part of the campaigning programme of the ANCWL during their week in KZN.

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ANCWL welcomes Dewani back to face justice

09 Apr 2014

The African National Congress Women`s League once again applauds the South African Justice system for taking the issues of Justice for women seriously.

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ANCWL applauds justice for women

09 Apr 2014

The past few weeks have seen Gender Based Violence (GBV) take centre stage in the South African Justice system. We have seen the sentencing of two convicted women killers, while another two high profile cases are in process. This is welcomed as a great victory for the fight against GBV by the African National Congress Women`s League (ANCWL).

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ANCWL Media Alert

24 Mar 2014

The African National Congress Womens League National; and Provincial executive committee members have been very busy this week engaging with communities and students across Gauteng as part of their non-stop election campaign. This will continue today.

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Change of contact number

For media liaison purposes please contact the ANCWL office on 011 376 1013

The ANCWL is calling for:
  • An all out eradication of drugs in society.
  • Strict implementation of the liquor laws and closure of illegal taverns.
  • Better protection of our women, children and all vulnerable people in society from gender based violence, human trafficking and rape.
  • Justice to be easily accessible to all.
  • Harsher sentences for rapists, more especially child rapists.
  • Repeat rape offenders or serial rapists to get life imprisonment without the option of parole.
  • Better implementation of Protection orders related to domestic or gender based violence incidents.
  • Respect for the dignity of women when they go to report crimes of a sensitive nature.
  • Crimes of violence against women to be given priority in court and delays avoided at all costs.
  • Sensitive treatment of women who take the stand in court and testify against their accusers.
  • Partnerships with all in society in general to combat all factors that fuel rape and gender based violence.

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