Tuesday, November 17, 2015

On 21 November 2015, 5000 women, men and children took a unified stand against women and child abuse at the 1st for Women Sisters with Blisters protest walk with Jacaranda FM. 

R400 000 was raised for Men against Child Abuse and the Department of Social Development’s Hlayisani Centre of Hope in KaBokweni, Mpumalanga.

The event, which was held at Steyn City in Fourways, was also supported by Zelda La Grange, Josina Machel and celebrities including Louise Carver, Armand du Plessis, Nadine, Zola Hashatsi and a host of others.

According to Robyn Farrell, Executive Head of 1st for Women Insurance: “Over the past ten years we have seen Sisters with Blisters go from strength to strength. It is an honour and a privilege to be involved in such a phenomenal movement – one that states that we, as South Africans, will not tolerate abuse in any shape or form. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for stepping out, speaking out and inspiring victims of abuse to change their lives for the better.”

Jacaranda FM’s General Manager, Kevin Fine concurs and adds: “Each year, together with 1st for Women Insurance, we continue to raise awareness regarding the issue of abuse. As a station we are particularly proud of this and a sincere thanks go to our listeners who come out and participate every year.”

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