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Press Alert, 16 August 2019
MINISTER OF WOMEN,YOUTH AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES HONOURABLE MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE TO ADDRESS THE NUM WOMEN'S STRUCTURE COLLOQUIUM TODAY
Minister of Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities Honourable Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will today (17 August 2019) address the National Union of Mineworkers’ Women Structure (NUM-WS) colloquium, an event organised to highlight the women’s achievements in mostly male-dominated economic sectors. The theme of the colloquium: “Popularise Gender Agenda Through Transformation and Skills Development”.
The colloquium is organised in celebration of the women’s month. The NUM-WS has undertaken to celebrate and honour the women’s struggle in South Africa particularly women employed in the male-dominated sectors, the Mining, Energy and Construction.
Whilst women will be celebrating the achievements on the integration of women into the male-dominated sectors, in particular, their inclusion as informed by the employment equity and the sector charters, however, inequality and unfair discrimination still persist.
The NUM-WS, therefore, resolved to raise these challenges faced by women in the form of rallies.
Details of the event are as follow:
Date: Saturday, 17th August 2019
Venue: NUM College: Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre (EBMTC) – Johannesburg, Midrand
Time: 09h00 – 16h00
For more information please contact:
Mathapelo Khanye, NUM National Women Structure Secretary, 0825612010 / 0640513904
7 Rissik Street.
Tel: 011 377 2111
Twitter: @Num Media