‘Circle of Sisters’ empowering Soesdyke’s women

“Don’t beat your wife, she is not your clothes, she is not a drum,” “Men and women must love and respect each other” and “Love and cherish your wives” were among the chants of a procession led by the Circle of Sisters through the Soesdyke community last Sunday, in observance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Several taxi drivers and other men in the area joined the procession and AFC MP Valerie Garrido-Lowe, who was part of it, said the men proudly wore white ribbons on their sleeves and breast pockets, while the women wore white corsages decorated with light blue Forget-me-not flowers.

Circle of Sisters of Soes-dyke focuses on women’s empowerment and support for each other and its membership consists of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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