The Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities is coordinating a week long programme for the UNAIDS High Level Taskforce for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa who will be visiting South Africa from the 22 – 26 October 2012.
The visit will provide the High-Level Taskforce with the opportunity to be verify the South Africa country report that was submitted and be appraised on the country programmme in addressing issues of women and girls and HIV.
This year’s national women’s day event will take place at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, Gauteng Province, on 9 August 2012.This year the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, in collaboration with Department of Arts and Culture, the Gauteng Office of the Premier, Gauteng Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation as well as the City of Tshwane will work together to commemorate the day. The historical significance...
The former Office on the Status of Women (OSW) forms part of the newly created Ministry for Women, Children and People with Disabilities (MWCPD), which is responsible for promoting and realising the protection of women’s rights and for guiding the government in its efforts to achieve national and global gender equality goals.
The former Office on the Rights of the Child (ORC) has been incorporated into the new Ministry for Women, Children and People with Disabilities. The Ministry aims to develop a non-sexist, discrimination-free, equitable and inclusive society that protects and develops the human potential of its children.
The former Office on the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP) has been incorporated into the Ministry for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, which is responsible for driving the government’s equity, equality and empowerment agenda in terms of those living with disabilities.