WEGE Bill fails women – Call for wide consultations

The Department of Women Children and People with Disabilities recently released its 2013 version of the Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill. The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee has called for public comment on the Bill by 20 December 2013. After consulting interested parties, we are of the view that the Bill fails to serve its objectives if it is passed into law.

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» Download: Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill
» Download: Letter to the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth, Children and People with Disabilities