Women's Month

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    WOMEN’S MONTH 2021 KEY MESSAGES

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    Every year, in August, our country marks Women’s Month, when we pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women.

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    Past events : Woman’s Month 2020

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    WOMEN’S MONTH 2020 KEY MESSAGES

    BRIEF:

    Every year, in August, our country marks Women’s Month, when we pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women.

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    Women's Month concept document
    “Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future”
    June 2020

    Past events : Woman’s Month 2019

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    YOUTH MONTH KEY MESSAGES

    BRIEF:

    Every year, in August, our country marks Women’s Month. We also pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. A system meant to control women even further and reduce women to passive beings, at the mercy of men.

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    WOMEN’S MONTH WEEK 1
    TALKING POINTS
    WOMEN’S MONTH: ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT (WEEK 2)
    TALKING POINTS
    Contact Information
    • GBV Command Centre: 0800 428 428 / *120*7867# from any cell phone
    • Persons with disabilities, SMS ‘help’ to 31531
    • Women Abuse Helpline: 0800 150 150
    • Child line: 0800 055 555
    • SAPS Crime Stop: 0860 10111 / SMS Crime Line: 32211
    • GBVF-related service complaints (SAPS): 0800 333 177
    • National AIDS Helpline: 0800 012 322
    • National Human Trafficking Helpline: 0800 222 777
    • Suicide Helpline: 0800 567 567
    • SA Coronavirus Hotline: 0800 029 999
    • NYDA: 0871586345 / 5738
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