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ANC and others pay tribute to Madikizela-Mandela and her contribution to freedom

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04 April 2018


ANC chair Gwede Mantashe says Winnie Madikizela-Mandela cannot be reduced to only being a female leader. "She is an overall leader. She led men and women," Mantashe told journalists after visiting her home in Orlando West, Soweto. Read full article here.

Gender Commission mourns the passing away of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

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Press Release For Immediate release: 02 April 2018 To: Editors, Producers and Reporters

Today South Africans and rest of the world received the sad news of Mama Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s passing. The former struggle stalwart and heroine of the liberation struggle passed away at Milpark Hospital after a long illness. The Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) Ms Lulama Nare on behalf of the Commission sends her heartfelt condolences to the Madikizela-Mandela family, the African National Congress (ANC), relatives and her comrades.

Angela Davis perfectly sums Mama Madikizela-Mandela when she said: “Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionary’s life. When one commits oneself to the struggle. It must be for a lifetime”. Mama Madikizela-Mandela despite banishment, isolation and constant harassment from the apartheid regime fought gallantly for the liberation of the people of this country until her passing away. In an endeavour to build a society that is free from all forms of oppression, least we forgot that Mama Madikizela-Mandela championed for a non-racial, non-sexist, and democratic society in South Africa.

“Mama Madikizela-Mandela was always found amongst the poor and ordinary women in protests and was equally courageous in demanding for change in the lives of the poor and vulnerable in informal settlements and townships. She cared about the daily struggles of women. She was a torchbearer for free speech in advancing for programmes geared for women empowerment,” Said Lulama Nare the Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality.

“Despite so much violation to your inalienable rights at the hands of the Apartheid regime we are indebted to your bravery and your indominable spirit that we have a progressive bill of rights that women and all in our country now enjoy”, Nare added

Rest in Peace! Robala ka khotso! Lala ngo Xolo, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela!

ENDS Issued by: Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) Date: 02 April 2018 Contact Person: Javu Baloyi Tel: 083 579 3306

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CGE wishes Mama Rebecca Kotane Happy Birthday

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Media Release For Immediate Release: 11 February 2018 To: Editors, Producers and Reporters   CGE wishes Mama Rebecca Kotane Happy Birthday   The Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE), Ms Lulama Nare on behalf of the Commission wishes Mama Rebecca Kotane “Happy Birthday. Whilst, we celebrate the birth of this heroine, the Commission calls upon all South Africans to remember her ideals and principles, such as freedom, equality and human rights for all.   As proclaimed by the Government of the Republic of South Africa, 2018 is the centenary of Mrs Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu. As part of these festivities to mark her centenary, the Commission will be embarking on various activities to highlight the work dedicated by women in the liberation struggle and towards the attainment of gender equality. The Commission will be celebrating both the heroes and unsung of the women liberation struggle in the country.   On Monday the 12 February 2018, the Commission led by its Chairperson Ms Nare will be paying homage to Mama Kotane in Diepkloof, Soweto to wish her Happy Birthday in person. On behalf of the Commission for Gender Equality, we wish Mama Rebecca Kotane good health and many more happy returns Play online games on the friv games site with the whole family. Only the best website online friv games are presented on this mega portal.   Mini emnandi kuwe! O hole o Kgokgobe! U kula u kula u ringana na Ndlopfu! Sikufisela usuku oluhle lokuzalwula! O gole o gole dingwaga di ate o gole! Ri khou vha tamela Mashudu kha duvha la mabebo avho! Geseënde Versdag Tata Mandela!   ENDS, Issued by: Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) Date: 11 February 2018 Contact Person: Javu Baloyi Tel: 083 579 3306 The Commission for Gender Equality is established in terms of Section 181 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.

CGE bids farewell to Minister Collins Chabane

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The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) sends its heartfelt condolescenes to Minister Collins Chabane (Minister of Public Service and Administration), Sergeants Lesiba Sekele and Lawrence Lentsoane, their families, South African Police Services (SAPS), the African National Congress (ANC), the music industry and their comrades. Minister Chabane and his bodyguards sadly met their untimely death on the road accident 30km outside Polokwane. On 10 April 2014, Minister Collins Chabane in his capacity as the Minister in the Presidency responsible for Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation during his key note address at the National Gender Equality Summit hosted by the Commission of Gender Equality was quoted as saying “Gender Equality is not the responsibility of women alone, but requires equal participation of men too. Men must stand up and be counted in an endeavour to build a non-sexiest society”. “As the Commission we mourn his death and celebrate the life of a gallant proponent of gender equality who was not afraid to speak his mind on issues of patriarchy and gender stereotypes”, said Ms Thoko Mpumlwana, the Acting Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality. On behalf of the Commission for Gender Equality, “We say your memory and what you laboured for will be your legacy. We shall never forget the footprints you left behind and the seamless effort in ensuring that gender equality is a reality in this country”, Thoko Mpumlwana added. To Mrs Mavis Chabane and the children, the CGE thank you for sharing Minister Chabane with the nation May your soul rest in peace, Etlela hi Kurhula, Minister Chabane! ENDS, Issued by: Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) Date: 16 March 2015 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.