SEE: EFF women march to Constitutional Court to demand justice for gender-based violence victims

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- news24.com | a month ago

Women who are members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday marched from Mary Fitzgerald Square to Constitutional Hill to demand the retraining of judges and justices to better deal with sexual harassment, women abuse, rape and other matters related to gender-based violence.

                                                                                                     (Photo: Supplied)In a tweet, the EFF stated that the party "recognises that while patriarchy and sexism are pervasive in our society, it is children, black women and gender and sexual minorities who suffer the most from gender-based violence". They added that "a courtroom must not be another form of trauma for women victims of rape and sexual violence".

The NPA together with the SAPS and IPID have played a role in secondary victimization of womxn and children.

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