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Khayelitsha says no to violence against women & children

Demonstrators are wearing T-shirts with slogans saying ‘Justice now!'.

Dozens of people protested against gender-based violence in Khayelitsha on Friday 4 December 2015.

CAPE TOWN - Dozens of people are protesting in Khayelitsha against gender-based violence today.

The Social Justice Coalition has organised today's march as part of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.

#16DaysofActivism They're also marching for an end to violence against the LGBT community. MM pic.twitter.com/ThQNCUfZ16

#16DaysofActivism Dozens are gathered in Khayelitsha to march against gender-based violence. @MoniqueMortlock pic.twitter.com/lG25xiU6SC

The crowd has grown as more community members join the march.

Police officials are also expected to participate along with members of the Treatment Action Campaign

Marchers are holding large white placards with messages reading 'Pantsi Patriarchy Pantsi' and 'Forward with women's rights'.

Demonstrators, young and old, are also wearing T-shirts with slogans on them saying 'Justice now!'.