Honourable Chairperson of Committees, Ms Nomantu Nkomo–Ralehoko, will convene GPL’s Women’s Indaba on Thursday, 31 August 2017. This will provide a platform to advance the women agenda, particularly regarding their economic emancipation and basic human rights (which continue to be disregarded through gender-based violence). The Indaba also intends strengthening the links between GPL and organisations that advocate women’s rights.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • How radical transformation going to uplift the socio-economic status of Gauteng women
  • Promoting gender equity through TMR (enablers and challenging factors)
  • Empowering Gauteng women to address gender based violence (milestones and challenges)

The Indaba is scheduled to take place as follows:
Date:    Thursday, 31 August 2017
Venue: Birchwood Hotel (Boksburg)
Time:   09h00- 16h00