Women’s Month 2017

August marks the sixtieth anniversary of the march by 20 000 women against the pass laws in South Africa on 9 August 1956. August is celebrated in in South Africa and in many neighbouring countries as Women’s Month. The month also serves to remind the people of South Africa and the region that the struggle for women’s freedom, justice and equality continues all over the world.

9 August Women’s Day SAWID event
10 August
10h00 – 16h00
UNISA SAWID Women’s month dialogue ZK Matthews Great Hall, 2nd Level, Theo van Wijk Building, Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge Ms Nomsebenzi Ndela
012 441 5662
13 August Launch of the 2017 Barometer @ the SADC CNGO Forum Link Birchwood Hotel Lucia Makamure
16-18 August Alliance Annual meeting GL Cottages  30 Gill St, Observatory, Johannesburg, South Africa Sifiso Dube
 17 August
Canada’s feminist foreign policy  Residence of the High Commissioner, 40 Doreen St, Colbyn  lucie.mukenge@international.gc.ca
17 August
Launch of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer on SADC Day in the wings of the SADC Heads of State Summit Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, Stanza Bobape Street, Pretoria Lucia Makamure
18 August Debating feminism GL Cottages  30 Gill St, Observatory, Johannesburg, South Africa Tarisai Nyamweda


19 August GL Board Meeting GL Cottages  30 Gill St, Observatory, Johannesburg, South Africa Debbie Mukuku marketing@glcottages.org.za
GBV Round Table
20-27 August GL Planning, Capacity Building and Leadership Training GL Offices, 9 Derrick Avenue, Cyrildene governance@genderlinks.org.za
24 August
Continued Women’s Struggles in SA University of Johannesburg’s Auckland Park Library tsomtseu@uj.ac.za
24 August
7h30 – 9h00
Women’s Month showcase @SABC on GL work in ending GBV  SABC Offices Auckland Park  Mariatu Fonnah governance@genderlinks.org.za