#TotalShutdown movement

Sthulile Mdletshe

The #TotalShutdown movement against gender-based violence has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that a gender summit will be held at the end of August.

Ramphosa made the announcement during the official Women's Day celebration event in the Western Cape.

The gender summit was one of the key demands the movement handed over to Ramaphosa when thousands of women marched across the country demanding decisive action from the state to the scourge of gender based violence.