Northlink Cares – Awareness Walk on 30 November 2014

Northlink College will be hosting a 16 Days against activism against the abuse of women and children event on 30 November 2013 at the Matroosfontein Sports complex.

This event will be held as part of the Northlink Cares initiative and will be spearheaded by a group of Public Management students of the College. The day will see the students and the public will walk from Elsies River Library in Halt Road starting at 8:00 where the community will walk till the Matroosfontein Sports Complex. This will be a peaceful awareness walk that will allow all the participants to show their support in the fight against women and child abuse in the Province and in Cape Town. The awareness walk will culminate in day full of presentations from various sectors such as the City of Cape Town, Police and community members to the public. On the day the public will be able to experience a talent show, Live Entertainment, Exhibition Stalls, Community Sports and lost more. Entry will be free.

Says Jeffrey Oliphant, Northlink College Public Management student: “The aim of the event will be to show support for community initiatives and combat abuse against Women and children.”

This event will forms part of the 16 Days of activism against women and children that will start from 25 November 2013 and will get the communities involved in saying enough is enough.

“We believe that we, as the students, have a responsibility to voice our concerns and show our peers that we will not and do not condone any form of women and child abuse and we are firmly against it,” adds Jeffrey.

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