South Africa ladies’s workforce will put on black equipment on for the Black Day ODI sport.© Twitter
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday acted on the decision from President Cyril Ramaphosa to behave in opposition to the scourge of violence in opposition to ladies and kids by formally launching one of the crucial anticipated occasions on South Africa’s cricketing calendar, the Black Day ODI sport in Durban.
The cause-driven Black Day ODI sport is ready for Saturday, January 23, on the Kingsmead Cricket Stadium and can see the Proteas Ladies, donned of their black equipment, tackle Pakistan Ladies at considered one of South Africa’s most premier ladies sports activities occasion.
The Black Day ODI would be the very first for the Proteasand the workforce goals for it to be the catalyst within the battle in opposition to gender-based violence in South Africa. CSA together with Hilton Moreeng’s prices have taken the lead in creating an occasion that pulls consideration to those injustices that deplete the very cloth of our society.
With gender-based violence being on the nationwide agenda and cross-cutting, CSA shall be collaborating with roleplaying social activists and stakeholders in driving this initiative. This consists of the workforce sponsor Momentum, Ladies’s rights organisation Folks Opposing Ladies Abuse (POWA), nationwide sporting federations (Netball SA and Banyana Banyana) in addition to packages that take care of GBV. This collaboration and collective effort are geared in direction of amplifying the message that GBV has acquired no place in South Africa.
“The Black Day ODI is one occasion in our calendar that may enable us as a federation and the Momentum Proteas gamers to turn into servants of the neighborhood,” stated CSA Performing Chief Government Pholetsi Moseki in an announcement.
“This is a chance for us to lift consciousness and encourage our society to be illiberal of all types of violence in opposition to ladies and women. The Black Day ODI is an opportune platform to galvanise, educate, mobilize, create consciousness, and agitate in direction of the eradication of GBV,” concluded Moseki.
The inaugural occasion is earmarked to turn into one thing of an establishment in South Africa, to have a good time causes far past its quirky and fun-filled invites for cricketers and followers alike to finish #EndGBV.
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