The Basic Education Minister, Mrs Angie Motshekga will address the Commemoration of women’s month taking place at the Women Living Heritage Monument in Pretoria on Monday, 12 August 2019. This year’s annual commemoration will be held under the theme: “25 Years of Democracy: Growing South Africa Together for Women’s Emancipation” and coincides with the country’s celebration of 25 Years of Freedom and Democracy.
2019 sees South Africa enter its 25 year of democracy, a milestone which calls on South Africa to reflect on the strides we have made in ensuring a society that free of gender inequalities.
The woman’s month commemoration engagement aims to inspire learners to appreciate and learn from the achievement and historical events of the past decades. It is also intended to help contribute towards ensuring that learners become active and responsible citizens, advance and treasure the democratic principles of our country.
Members of the media are invited to attend the women’s month commemoration as follows:
Date: Monday, 12 August 2019
Venue: Women Living Heritage Monument, cnr Lilian Ngoyi & Pretorius Streets, Pretoria Central
Enquiries: Elijah Mhlanga: 083 580 8275
Hope Mokgatlhe: 079 817 0427
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION