The number of cases of gender based violence increases daily in different families, but the said story is thats it leave houses closed.Today Chief Whip of CDM Cllr Matome Masoga joined Kgosi Malesela Dikgale to launch the first traditional men's parliament. The launch was held at Ga-Dikgale Moshate.
The aim of the parliament was to engage men and encourage an open debate within the traditional leadership, Councilors, headmen and men in general, on issues of GBV, men's sexual and reproductive health.
The focus was mainly on prostate cancer including the role of traditional medicine in the fight against Covid-19 and other diseases.
In presenting his motivational talk, Reverend Mautji Pataki, said men play a pivotal role towards unity in the society. The speakers of the day agreed with one voice that men need to speak out more and remain focus. Thanking men who honored the invite, Kgoshi Dikgale urged all men to serve as ambassadors and go out to spread the message against GBV and encourage a positive reproductive health.
The parliament was held in partnership with Moshate wa Ga-Dikgale, department of Social Development, Beyond Zero, Father A Nation, Get Down Production, RSF Agency for Development and others.
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