Parliament, Thursday, 26 August 2021 – Parliament will tomorrow host the 2021 Women’s Parliament under the theme “Advancing Gender Equality, Through Inclusive Economic Growth and the precepts of a Capable Developmental State”.
The hybrid session will focus on three broad thematic areas:
- For Oversight Continuity and Report Back Purposes:
-Report Back on Progress on the implementation of the Emergency Response Action Plan (Focus on targets not met)
-The National Strategic Plan Gender Based Violence and Femicide Institutionalization and Implementation progress
-Key Undertakings and Recommendations emanating from the 2020 Women’s Parliament
- Advancing Gender Equality through Inclusive Economic Growth:
-Localising the Implementation of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP), Entrenching a gender perspective in the roll out of the ERRP, taking cognizance of the gendered impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the economy and the disproportionate impact of poverty and inequality on women
- Advancing Gender Equality under the Auspices of a Capable Developmental State
DETAILS OF THE SESSION
Date: Friday, 27 August 2021
Venue: NA Chamber and Zoom Platform
Important to note:
Members of the media who wish to physically attend the NA Hybrid Sitting should send their details (Full name, name of the media house, and ID or passport number) to Masego Dlula on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the media who wish to observe the NA virtual sitting and the Programme Committee Meetings of both houses should forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi on email@example.com for inclusion in the Parliament Communications Service WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared. Journalists must forward their requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).
Members of the public may follow the proceedings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via the live stream on Parliament’s YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter pages. Please see links below.
You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.
ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo 082 370 6930