In honour of women during Women’s Month, KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka, together with the Mayors of uMgungundlovu Cllr Maphumulo, King Cetshwayo Cllr Mkhulisi and Ray Nkonyeni municipality Cllr Mqwebu, will convene a Women in Local Government virtual dialogue.
The dialogue, to be attended by female councillors and senior municipal officials, is an opportunity to discuss some of the pertinent challenges faced by women in the sphere of local government.
The line-up of speakers includes the Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality T Mathebula, Dr I. Malatjie from the National School of Government and Dr N Mkhize who is the Director-General of the Province of KZN.
The speakers will share their insights on a wide range of topics, which include:
- The role of the Gender Commission in realising women’s rights for an equal future
- Importance of gender equity in all three spheres of government, or
- The capacitation of women through the National School of Government
The discussions will take place on Tuesday, 25 August at 14h00.
To participate in the discussions, you can register on Zoom, using the following link:
You can also follow the discussions on YouTube using this link:
Or you can follow it on Facebook using this link: www.facebook.com/kzncogta
For more information, contact: Ms Nonala Ndlovu, 066 282 6903 (Head of Communications); or Senzelwe Mzila (Media Liaison Officer), 082 474 1882