South Africa Approves Gender Equality Draft Law


The draft law is aimed at enforcing compliance in both the government and private sector in matters of gender main-streaming and equality. The bill is ready for public comment.
  • South Africa:  Bill to Enforce Gender Parity

    SAnews.gov.za, 29 August 2012

    Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Lulu Xingwana says the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill will help enforce gender parity both in the private and ... read more »

Women farmers working in an urban garden growing their own food.

  • South Africa:  Gender Equality Bill Out for Public Comments

    SAnews.gov.za, 30 August 2012

    The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill, which was approved by Cabinet last week, has been published in the Government Gazette and is ready for public comments. read more »

  • South Africa:  Gender Equality Draft Law Approved

    SouthAfrica.info, 22 August 2012

    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Draft Bill for publication in the Government Gazette for public comment. read more »

  • South Africa:  Women Empowerment Draft Bill Approved

    SAnews.gov.za, 22 August 2012

    Cabinet on Wednesday announced that it has approved the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Draft Bill for publication in the Government Gazette for public comment. read more »

  • South Africa:  Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 21 August 2012

    South African Government, 22 August 2012

    Cabinet held its ordinary meeting in Cape Town on 21 August 2012. read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt Lays Groundwork for Gender Equality Bill

    BuaNews, 11 May 2012

    Government is in the process of finalising consultations on women empowerment and gender equality policy in preparation for the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill. read more »

  • South Africa:  Men and Women Still Not Equal - Xingwana

    SAnews.gov.za, 12 August 2012

    While South Africa has recorded great strides in the quest for women empowerment and gender equality, there was still persistent inequality between women and men, says Minister for ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Cabinet Calls for Continued Support of Women

    SAnews.gov.za, 10 August 2012

    At its meeting on Wednesday, Cabinet called on all sectors of society and all South Africans to continue their tributes and programmes in support of women as part of Women's Month. read more »

  • South Africa:  SA to Fast-Track Gender Equality Bill

    SouthAfrica.info, 10 August 2012

    The Gender Equality Bill must be fast-tracked if South Africa is to further level the playing field for women, President Jacob Zuma said during the Women's Day celebrations at the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  More Should Be Done to Empower Women, Says President Zuma

    Biz-Community, 10 August 2012

    President Jacob Zuma says the Gender Equality Bill must be fast tracked if the country is to further level the playing field for women. read more »

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