DJ Fresh shares his personal reasons for joining the #NoExcuse campaign
PHOTO by Papi Morake
broadcaster Robert Marawa, former Bafana Bafana player Matthew Booth and radio
personality DJ Fresh joined the #NoExcuse campaign against gender-based
campaign will take place during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against
Women and Children. All three say they are passionate about setting good
examples for other men.
Fresh says being part of the campaign was personal. “It was a personal thing
for me. I have been married for 15 years and the first three years of my
marriage was tricky.
wife and I fought a lot about nothing,” the Metro FM jock says, adding that the
fights would lead to verbal abuse.
son was three years old when he caught one of our fights and it bothered me
that my son was seeing his dad is that guy.”
explains he went on a journey of self-discovery and had to learn to manage his
temper and measure his words.
times we think just because we didn’t beat her up, we are not abusers.
Sometimes even a loaded statement cuts deeper.”
The DJ adds he wanted to walk the marriage
journey and teach his son to respect women and himself.
part of the campaign by visiting noexcusesa.com