Transgender activist Yaya Mavundla has attacked by armed thugs
Toward the beginning of International Glaad Transgender Awareness Week, Mavundla (32), prevalently known for her inclusion in the LGBTIQ+ people group and as an occasions co-ordinator, was engaged with a robbing which left her harmed.
The prior week Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20 November, individuals and associations around the nation take an interest in Transgender Awareness Week (somewhere in the range of 13 and 19 November) to help raise the perceivability of transsexual individuals and address issues individuals from the network face.
Addressing Daily Sun, Mavundla uncovered that she was assaulted by two obscure furnished men on Louis Botha Street moving toward Burger King.
“Everything happened so quick. I was with my neighbor when these folks came towards us and took my superior iPhone and cash. I don’t generally recall the sum,” she said.
Her top notch iPhone X, worth over R18 000, and an undisclosed measure of money, were taken after a fight had happened.
“My lower leg was harmed and I was wounded on all fours. I went to Sandton Clinic and I got clinical consideration. I am recuperating,” she said.
Mavundla has been known to have worked with any semblance of famous picture taker Zanele Muholi and Metro FM character Lerato Kganyago, entertainer Nandi Mbatha and style originator Quiteria Kekana.
Mavundla added that none of the things were recovered and she had gone to the Norwood police headquarters just to be informed that she would require the ITC number of the telephone before the instance of cellphone burglary could be opened.
Norwood police headquarters correspondence official Sergeant Eric Masotsha said the station had no record of the case except for didn’t preclude the likelihood that the official on the job and Mavundla didn’t see one another.
“We don’t have any record of the case being opened. We do encourage that she return to the station to fill in the ITC structure which is utilized when a cellphone has been taken. Regularly, the structure is utilized to help with protection matters. It is conceivable that they probably won’t have seen one another however the ITC number will help her in finding the telephone and ensuring that it is impeded through the specialist organizations,” Masotsha.
The official added that the ITC number was a reference to guarantee that the cellphone is boycotted by the cellphone specialist co-ops.
For the colorful showbiz go-to marketing expert, wrongdoing against transsexual individuals is no unfamiliar idea except for Mavundla encourages all to be extra careful during this season.
“Nothing was recovered except for I got an email from Apple that they attempted to turn on the telephone. It’s been a year since I’ve been a casualty of such. Crooks are lawbreakers, they take even at a memorial service. So carrying on like this is actually a drop in a sea for them,” she said.
“With this previous week being Transgender Remembrance, I simply need to state to individuals out there, kindly improve the network and past this week.
Transsexual individuals have the right to be protected, and are meriting medical services, business, and all that some other human advantages from,” she said.
In 2018, she was perceived for her work as a trans extremist subsequent to winning a Socialite of the Year at the Feather Awards.