Imbizo ya Madoda saw men living in and around Khayelitsha participating in a long overdue and crucial conversation around GBV.
Members of the Khayelitsha Neighbourhood Watch used the imbizo to call for more support and resources to be allocated to them.
Residents of Khayelitsha made a raft of recommendations to various spheres of government to fight crime in the township.
The police minister says that the killing of six men in Khayelitsha at the weekend is linked to extortion rackets.
The Khayelitsha Education Forum has vowed to continue with protests if their demands for security at schools are not met by the Western Cape Education Department.
The Khayelitsha Education Forum led a march to the Magistrate Court calling for improved safety at schools in the area.
Insecurity in Khayelitsha as police dawdle in their duties and leave the Neighbourhood Watch without support.
School security remains one of the biggest problems in the Western Cape. Four primary schools were robbed at gunpoint during the month of May. The Western Cape Education Department has put up R10,000 reward for information leading to the arrests ,of culprits. School principals and Equal Education believe the reward does not address the problem of school safety.