Project Description

REPORT: 

The event was held on a Saturday afternoon and advertised by posters and fliers the week before the event distributed in the community by Isaac from the Potch depot.

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  • The session was opened by the husband of the owner, Maphosa, who enthusiastically introduced us and praised the #NoExcuse campaign. 

  • The talk had to be motivational and to the point to keep the attention of an audience who had come to drink and socialise. 

  • Initially it was difficult to get the attention of everyone but quite quickly everyone was fully engaged. 

  • Apart from a few drunk and disorderly people (men and women) the talk was very well received with many men expressing a desire for more conversations of this nature. 

  • We ended the session by inviting all to participate in the pledge and then handed out a can of CBL. 

  • The atmosphere was both festive and chaotic with plenty of movement, drinking, loud chatter mixed in with some dancing, shouting and drunkenness.

  • The session was opened by the husband of the owner, Maphosa, who enthusiastically introduced us and praised the #NoExcuse campaign. 

  • The talk had to be motivational and to the point to keep the attention of an audience who had come to drink and socialise. 

  • Initially it was difficult to get the attention of everyone but quite quickly everyone was fully engaged. 

  • Apart from a few drunk and disorderly people (men and women) the talk was very well received with many men expressing a desire for more conversations of this nature. 

  • We ended the session by inviting all to participate in the pledge and then handed out a can of CBL. 

  • The atmosphere was both festive and chaotic with plenty of movement, drinking, loud chatter mixed in with some dancing, shouting and drunkenness.

As a man, I’m taking a pledge against woman abuse. The campaign must just continue to enlighten the society about gender-based violence.

– Participant

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