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Official Women’s Day Commemoration
Members of the media are advised that President Jacob Zuma will deliver a keynote address at
the Women’s Day Commemoration on 09 August 2014 at King Zwelithini stadium under the
theme, “Celebrating 60th Anniversary of Women’s Charter and 20 Years of Freedom: Together
moving a non-racial, non-sexiest South Africa forward”.
The event details are as follows:
Date: 09 August 2014
Venue: King Zwelithini Stadium, Umlazi, KZN
Members of the media wishing to attend the event are requested to forward their names and
identity document (ID) numbers for accreditation by Thursday 07 August 2014 at 12:00
midday to: Ishmael Selemale Ishmael@gcis.gov.za 061 790 5114 or Lihle Luthuli
firstname.lastname@example.org 079 553 8876/ 031 301 6787.
WOMEN LIBERATION STRUGGLE VETERANS TO
EXCHANGE KNOWLEDGE WITH YOUNG WOMEN
The Department of Women and the Department of Public Enterprises will on Friday host an
Intergenerational Dinner at the Durban ICC which will see women stalwarts share their
experiences of the struggles for freedom with young women.
Details of the event are as follows:
Time: 17:30 for 18:00
Date: Friday, 08 August 2014
Venue: Durban ICC, Hall 5 & 6 at the Arena, (45 Bram Fischer Road)
RSVPs must be made with Jenny Segone at Molatelo.Mokumo@dwcpd.gov.za or on 071 607
8194 and Motalatale Modiba at Motalatale.Modiba@dwcpd.gov.za or on 072 515 3022.
For more information contact the Head of Communication/Spokesperson, Ms Kenosi Machepa
on 072 571 2221/ +2712 359 0196 / email@example.com
Women’s Month Message from Minister
WOMEN’S MONTH MESSAGE
The month of August is Women’s
Month, which recognises the
contribution made by women in
the Struggle for freedom in South
Africa. On 9 August 1956, more than 20 000 defiant and fearless women marched
to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against pass laws.
The year 2014 marks 60 years since the signing of the Women’s Charter on 17
April 1954 in Johannesburg, which called for a non-racial and non-sexist South
Africa; and demanded the emancipation, development and empowerment of
Women’s Month Activities