Makana Municipality Women's day

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Isangqa Newsletter Launch

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The Panel Consists of the Following:

Ms Celeste Fortuin

Panel Facilitator: Gender Activist and acclaimed feminist writer.

Ambassador Nozipho January-Bardill

Keynote Speaker: Chairperson of the Nelson Mandela University Council.


Dr Stephen Burrell

Deputy Director: CRiVA, Durham University, UK.

Dr Lindsay Kelland

ENG Foundation Board, Secretary.

Ms Mpho Mabhena-Lunga

Sonke Gender Justice.

Ms Nhlakanipho Mahlangu

One of the leaders of #RUReferenceList2016, Rhodes University SRC President: 2018.

Dr Judy Dlamini

Chancellor Wits University

Prof Francis Petersen

Vice Chancellor Free State University

Isangqa Online Launch

GBVAW at SA's Tertiary Institutions

‘Send me to turn the tide around in the fight against GBVAW at our tertiary institutions.’

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Professor Somadoda Fikeni

Panel Facilitator: Commissioner of SA Public Service Commission.

Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

The Key Note speaker - Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela University.

Mr Buti Manamela

Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology

Ms Nompendulo Mkhatshwa

Member of South African Parliament and Whip of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology

Dr Judy Dlamini

Chancellor of Wits University

Professor Francis Peterson

Rector and Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State

Webinar on GBVAW at SA's Tertiary Institutions Zoom Recording

Child Marriages

Can child, forced and underage marriage be classified as a form of gender-based violence, specifically GBVAW/G?

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The Panel Consisted of the Following:

Ms Nontyatyambo Petros

Panel Facilitator; Head of Group Stakeholder Relations, Absa Group. She is a trained journalist with extensive experience in print media.

Advocate Dr Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda

CEO of Rosaria Memorial Trust in Zimbabwe; African Union Goodwill Ambassador on ending the Child Marriages

Dr Mispa Roux

Deputy Director, the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional Public, Human Rights and International Law

Ms Lynn Chinenne

Plan International Inc. SADC Regional Programme Manager responsible for strengthening civil society efforts to end child marriage and harmful practices

Ms Siziwe Jongizulu

UNFPA - SA Programme Analyst, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Webinar on Child Marriages Zoom Recording

Up-coming activities:

The 2nd edition of Isangqa due in June 2022 during South Africa's Youth Month (request for contributions will be advertised, here and all our media platforms