Law enforcement officers in Rustenburg marched through the town's streets to raise awareness about the abuse of women and children. Photo: ANA

RUSTENBURG - Men from various law enforcement agencies in Rustenburg marched through the town's streets on Thursday to raise awareness about the abuse of women and children.

Chairperson of Men's Forum at the Rustenburg Correctional Service Centre, Maleho Gaonakala. said the march was about raising awareness about the social-ills in the town.

"We are saying responsible men cannot abused children, cannot abused their own women, and we want to start with men in law enforcement," he said.

He highlighted that a number of foreign nationals had been arrested in connection with drug peddling and prostitution.

Officers from correctional service, Royal Bafokeng Administration, Rustenburg municipality and Moses Kotane signed a pledge to help stop the abuse of women after the  march.  

Law enforcement officers in Rustenburg marched through the town's streets to raise awareness about the abuse of women and children. Photo: ANA

The men in their respective uniforms were joined by a delegation from the taxi associations.

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African News Agency (ANA)