Parliament, Tuesday 23 February 2021 The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Deputy Chairperson Ms Sylvia Lucas and National Assembly (NA) Deputy Speaker Mr Lechesa Tsenoli, will from tomorrow host the 1994 Women’s Charter Review virtual sessions in three provinces namely, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape.

The aim of the 1994 Women’s Charter Review Sessions is to take stock of the progress made in implementing the 1994 Women’s Charter for Effective Equality and to assess its impact since the advent of freedom and democracy.

This week’s sessions are the last round of provincial review sessions since they started in 2020. Upon completion of the provincial review sessions Parliament will host Women’s Charter Review High-Level Sessions.

DETAILS OF THIS WEEK’S SESSIONS

Enkangala District Municipality

Date: Wednesday, 24 February
Time: 9:00 – 12:00
Venue: Virtual platform

Gert Sibande District Municipality

Date: Wednesday, 24 February
Time: 15:00 – 18:00
Venue: Virtual platform

Umkhanyakude, Umzinyathi, Uthukela and Zululand District Municipality

Date: Friday, 26 February
Time: 9:00 – 12:00
Venue: Virtual platform

Cape Winelands, Central Karoo and Eden District Municipality

Date: Friday, 26 February
Time: 15:00 – 18:00
Venue: Virtual platform

These sessions will report back to the provincial and local government leadership on feedback received following engagements with stakeholders from a number of District Municipalities in the provinces.

Members of the media who wish to observe the sessions may forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi on mmpindi@parliament.gov.za for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communication Services WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared. Journalists must forward these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

Members of the public may follow the virtual engagement live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), through live stream on Parliament’s YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParliamentofRSA
Facebook: https://facebook.com/ParliamentofRSA
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ParliamentofRSA

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Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo 082 370 6930