#16DaysofActivism: Artists Speak Out Against Gender Based Violence

Patience phiri (PictureBy Eli Tawanda -Easy Pics)
Patience phiri (PictureBy Eli Tawanda -Easy Pics)

Currently the world is at stand still as we all observe 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence with Calls to end the violence in our communities. As we observe the 16 Days Urban Culxure caught up with Creative’s who happen to be role models to many and they had this to say…

Patience PhiriBead work and Crafts Artist

Patience phiri (PictureBy Eli Tawanda -Easy Pics)
Patience phiri (PictureBy Eli Tawanda -Easy Pics)

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Those who are perpetractors of Gender Based Violence should be punished. GBV is a virus that has destroyed families, one of the solutions against gender based violence is education. “Once women are empowered and educated, they can nake decisions.free of fear and that changes a lot of things.Hence they can leave abusive relationships and give their children a better future, “ 

 

Tony G –  Producer/Dj @ ZIFM Sterio

Tony G -  Producer/Dj @ ZIFM Sterio
Tony G – Producer/Dj @ ZIFM Sterio

I use every second on Radio to try to preach and share knowledge about gender based violence.Men and Women need to understand, that violence is not a way to solve problems.

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Clive Chigubu –  Stand -Up Comedian 

Comedian Clive Chigubhu
Comedian Clive Chigubhu

I encourage men to report when being abused and stop using violence as a method of solving conflicts. As men our ego is very high for us to go and report abuse from women. it comes to our up bringing as we were taught to fight but Violence doesn’t solve anything…