Marches against gender-based violence By Tamlynne Thompson - September 12, 2019 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Among them were UCT students Rudy Kasumbi, Prajna Chowtee, Shalom Brown and Francisca van der Merwe. Thousands came out to take against a wave of femicide and child murders in front of Parliament on Thursday September 5. The CBD was brought to a standstill when thousands of protesters descended on it saying enough is enough. 1 of 15 Among them were UCT students Rudy Kasumbi, Prajna Chowtee, Shalom Brown and Francisca van der Merwe. Winnie Fillis, Linda Kalamba and Mira Kasongo Lucinda Evans, of Philisa Abafazi Bethu in Lavender Hill, addresses the crowd. President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses protesters outside Parliament on Thursday September 5. Hannah Mae, a rape survivor from Observatory, places a poster on the statue in front of Parliament. Amy Page Cox, of Retreat, and Grace Thomson, of University Estate, lay flowers in memory of those violently killed. Danica Kemp, of Ottery, takes a stand. At the back, Zach Laidlaw and Sydney Adams from Pinelands, and Qahirah van Oudtshoorn from Kenwyn. Sitting are Raafiq and Uzair van Oudtshoorn, of Woodstock and Kenwyn respectively. Stephanie Spowart from the city centre secures her poster to the gates of Parliament. Melody Shneider, of Sea Point, says she is afraid for her unborn daughter. Declan Griebelaar, of Southfield; James Stoffberg, of Lotus River; Saarah Behardien, of Plumstead, and Tanweer Beckett, of Lansdowne, take a stand at the protest against. Carin Bester, of Observatory makes a statement with blood-stained panties on her dress.