Letters

Plans to protect women and children

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an emergency plan to deal with the violence against women and children in the country. Addressing a Joint Sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces recently, the President said the plan strengthens existing measures and introduces new interventions in five principal areas. These areas include; How to …

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National Strategic Plan on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide, with Minister (postponed)

19 November 2019 | Chairperson: Ms C Ndaba (ANC) Meeting Summary The joint meeting involving various concerned Portfolio and Select Committees from the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), met with the interim steering committee on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) to discuss the progress made with the development of a draft …

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President Cyril Ramaphosa: Joint sitting of Parliament on gender-based violence

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Joint Sitting of Parliament on the crisis of violence in South Africa, National Assembly, Cape Town Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise,Chairperson of the NCOP, Mr Amos Masondo,Honourable Members, I have called this special joint sitting of the houses of Parliament because there is a dark …

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President Cyril Ramaphosa: Launch of Declaration against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide and opening of Booysens Magistrate’s Court

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the Declaration against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide and the official opening of the Booysens Magistrate’s Court in Booysens, Johannesburg Programme Director,Premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura,Ministers and Deputy Ministers,MECs and members of the provincial legislature,Members of the judiciary,Members of the legal fraternity,Representatives of civil society,Religious and …

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#GBVSummit: This is how SA will tackle gender-based violence

1st November 2018 | Pontsho Pilane After two days of deliberating on gender-based violence and femicide, government and civil society will make recommendations that outline on how to tackle the abuse against women, gender non-conforming people and children. The presidential summit on gender-based violence and femicide comes to an end on Friday 2 November in Centurion, …

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President to attend handover of BMW contribution to fight against GBVF

5 February 2020 – 11:30am Issued by: The PresidencyPretoria President Cyril Ramaphosa and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Thursday, 06 February 2020, attend the official handover of the five BMW i3s vehicles that will be used to support community-based care workers in their prevention of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) and in victim support. The …

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