Category: Human Settlements & Cogta

COGTA COMMITTEE PLEADS FOR UNITY ACROSS CULTURES

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) strongly condemns the discrimination against and harassment of a man dressed in IsiNdebele traditional attire by the Centre Manager of Boulders Shopping Centre. The incident, which took place on Wednesday highlights the level of tolerance or lack thereof towards each other’s different cultural practices.

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Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill [B12 -2019] Panel Discussion

The Committee will host a virtual panel discussion on the Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill [B12-2019] which provides for the equal treatment of women in pre-Act monogamous and polygamous customary marriages. Facilitated by Chairperson Kedibone Diale, the discussion will provide legal, socioeconomic, cultural, legislative and human rights perspectives from various subject experts.

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