Media programme for the National Summit against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

31 October 2018


Government and civil society will host the National Gender-based Violence and Femicide Summit from Thursday, 1 to Friday, 2 November 2018 at Saint George’s Hotel and Conference Centre in Centurion. Members of the media are invited to cover the event as follows:

MEDIA PROGRAMME

NATIONAL SUMMIT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE
TimeSessionSpeaker/ Facilitator
DAY 1: 1 November 2018
7h00 – 9h00RegistrationAll delegates
OFFICIAL OPENING
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: Ms. Susan Shabangu, Minister of Social Development
NATIONAL ANTHEM
9h00 – 9h10Opening and Welcoming RemarksMs. Susan Shabangu, Minister of Social Development
9h10 – 9h25Introduction of the SummitAdv. M. Masutha:
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services
9h25- 9h35Civil Society Voice
9h35- 10h20
(5 min each)
Ending Gender-based Violence and Femicide in South Africa: Possible solutionsModerator:
Ms. Anne Githuku-Shongwe,
Head: UN Women  
·         Femicide Survivor
·         Survivor Inmate
·         Shelter-based survivor
·         Trafficking/Sex worker
·         LGBTI person
·         Rape survivor
·         Survivor from harmful traditional practices
·         Survivor from religious background
·         Person with disabilities
·         Frontline Technical Support
10h20- 10h30Improving the Role of Judiciary in Ending GBV and FemicideJustice Mandisa Maya, President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of SA
10h30- 10h40Advancing Women’s Rights and Safety in a Democratic South Africa and Introduction of the PresidentHon. Baleka Mbete,
Speaker of the National Assembly of South Africa
10h40- 11h25Keynote AddressH.E. President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa: President of the Republic of South Africa
MEDIA TAKES LEAVE
DAY 2: 2 November 2018 –08h30-14h40 – PLENARY: REPORT BACK SESSION (Closed Session)
14h40- 14h50Closing remarks and Vote of thanksMs. Bathabile Dlamini: Minister of Women in the Presidency
15H30Joint Media BriefingGovernment and Civil Society
MEDIA TAKES LEAVE
DAY 2: 2 November 2018 –08h30-14h40 – PLENARY: REPORT BACK SESSION (Closed Session)
14h40- 14h50Closing remarks and Vote of thanksMs. Bathabile Dlamini: Minister of Women in the Presidency
15H30Joint Media BriefingGovernment and Civil Society

Enquiries: Phumla Williams, GCIS Acting Director-General 083 5010 139
Issued on behalf of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD)
Pretoria

Source: https://www.justice.gov.za/m_statements/2018/20181031-GBVSummit-MediaProgramme.html