Public Protector observe 16 Days of No Violence against Women and Children in Lehurutshe

Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela has appealed to organs of state to be considerate when dealing with victims of gender based violence to ensure that people do not suffer injustice.

The Public Protector will be in Lehurutshe, North West Province on Tuesday, 27 November 2012, to observe 16 of NO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

The event is in line with the national 16 Days campaign and is held under the theme: “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World. Let’s challenge militarism and violence against women and children.”

The Public Protector will also use the event to bring her office’s services closer to the communities of Lehurutshe. She will be accompanied by investigators from her office to take complaints. People with complaints are urged to bring supporting documents to assist in the investigations.

The event will be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Time: 11h00
Venue: Lehurutshe Civic Centre, Lehurutshe, North West
Members of the media are invited to the event and can confirm attendance with Mr Salvation Mokgatlhe on079 031 5589 or by e-mail at
For more information, contact:
Kgalalelo Masibi
Public Protector South Africa 
079 507 0399
012 366 7006
0800 11 20 40
Published Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2012