South Africa: Civil Society Organisations call for a #SandtonShutdown – AuthenticAfrican

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[Sonke Gender Justice] The Call-to-Action, a consortium representing over 70 civil society organisations and individual activists working on gender-based violence condemns the continuous onslaught on womxn's bodies, migrants and refugees. In the recent spate of violence erupting across the country such as looting, arson and vandalism plaguing much of Johannesburg; in areas such as Jeppestown, Malvern, Tembisa and surrounding areas, migrants and refugees have been the main target in the unrest, with dozens of shops affected