Tshireletso urges MPs to help end GBV


The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development and chairperson of the Parliamentary caucus on women, Botlogile Tshireletso, has urged colleagues in parliament to help end gender based violence (GBV).

She said this in a statement she issued last week to mark the end of 16 days of activism against GBV.

 Tshireletso said that child marriage remains widespread and that in most of the developing world, 34 percent of girls are married at 18-years-old, with one in seven girls being married before they are 15-years-old.

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