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MEC Dan Plato launches initiative to tackle women issues

The Western Cape Community Safety Department has launched an initiative that serves as a platform for the public to talk about issues that particularly affect women.

FILE: Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Community Safety Department has launched an initiative that serves as a platform for the public to talk about issues that particularly affect women.

The idea behind the “Women’s Safety Outreach Programme” is to celebrate those who have contributed to creating safer spaces for their communities.

MEC Dan Plato launched the programme in Kraaifontein on Saturday night.

“Women’s Month must not only be about a woman… how she must walk or the skirt she must wear. I think the focus must be about the issues in our societies and the conduct of men, how they treat women.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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