For Immediate Release: 17 March 2019
To: Editors, Producers and Reporters
CGE investigates a matter between Gugu Ncube and UNISA
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) can confirm that it has received a formal complaint from Ms Gugu Ncube alleging sexual harassment against a University of South Africa Centre for Early Childhood Education (UCECE) board member.
As empowered by Section 187 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the CGE Act 39 0f 1996, as amended, Section 11 (1) (e) the Commission shall investigate any gender -related issues of its own accord or receipt of a complaint, and shall endeavour to resolve any dispute or rectify any act or omission by mediation, conciliation or negotiation.
Once the Commission’s investigation is finalised, a report will be released making the findings and recommendations known to the public.
People can use our Toll Free Number 0800 007 709 to report cases of gender based violence and other related crimes.
Issued by: Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)
Date: 17 March 2019
Contact Person: Javu Baloyi
Tel: 083 579 3306
The Commission for Gender Equality is established in terms of Section 187 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa in order to promote respect for gender equality and the protection, development and attainment of gender equality.
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