Toolkit

  • DOWNLOAD, SHARE & PRINT #TheTotalShutdown #24Demands.
  • REGISTER for #TheTotalShutdown march on 1 August 2018.
  • ORDER  your t-shirt & hoodies.
  • PRINT A5 pamphlets in colour or black & white, and A2 poster frames to write your own messages on.
  • DOWNLOAD our employer’s letter requesting employer support for the march against gender-based violence.
  • JOIN us @WomenProtestSA on our facebook page,  twitter and our closed facebook group (women & gender non-conforming people only, you can join regional Whatsapp groups from there).
  • DONATE to our cause, if everyone donates R 50 it will help pay for transport and other logistical needs for our nationwide marches.
  • READ through our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Summary: Memorandum of Demands.
  • SHARE your stories, photographs and videos using the hashtags #TheTotalShutdown #GBV (gender-based violence) #GNC (gender non-conforming) #IWillMarch #MyBodyNotYourCrimeScene
  • ADD our frame to your profile pic, our banner to your social media profiles, our icon to your photographs and videos.
  • CONTACT your local press and share details about #TheTotalShutdown movement and march. For interviews liaise with our journalists.
  • WRITE articles about #TheTotalShutdown and submit them to WosaTheTotalShutdown (at) gmail (dot) com for review.
  • MOBILISE your community and churches.
  • VOLUNTEER to become a marshall in Pretoria (women & GNC people only).
  • WEAR black with a touch of red for our Black & Red Wednesdays to express your support and share your selfies on our social media platforms.
  • MAKE your own placards and design your own symbols of protest for the 1 August march.
  • SUPPORT women & gender non-conforming people by staying at home, not spending on 1 August 2018, giving us time off to march, and supporting our #TheTotalShutdown moment-in-solidarity protest between 13h00 & 13h30.
  • BE INDEPENDENT #TheTotalShutdown is an independent movement of womxn and gender non-conforming people. No political party has been endorsed nor has endorsed this march. We are all participating in our independent capacity.
  • PROTEST on 1 August 2018 and do #TheTotalShutdown!
  • MARCH in your nearest city. Visit our March Routes dropdown menu to find out more.
  • INTERVIEWS – please contact our interview co-ordinators.

  • ARTICLES – please send all contributions to WosaTotalShutdown (at) gmail (dot) com for review before publishing, thank you.