On the 22 March 2016 Umzimvubu Local Municipality hosted Human Rights Day awareness campaign in Mt Frere First Gate A/A (Ward 16). This Village is known for having virtually the highest rate of domestic violence and illegal substance abuse. The main purpose of the commemoration was to encourage the Community to report every form of violence, illegal drug smuggling and abuse as well as promote Human Rights for all.

Her worship Cllr K.S. Phangwa, Mayor of ULM handed over 15 blankets to Senior Citizens that attended the event. In her key note address she stated that as Umzimvubu Local Municipality we are strengthening the fight against any form of violence and all victims should know the relevant channels useful for reporting domestic violence

The commemoration was attended by Department of Justice, South African Police Services, Department Social Development, and SASSA also presented message of support.