Special documentary on women's rights movement

2009-09-07 00:00

IT’S been 13 years since the national women’s movement lobbied for one of the most progressive efforts to entrench gender equality in all spheres of South African society.

In line with the spirit of the Constitution of respecting and protecting human rights, the government established the Commission for Gender Equality — but just how effective, and relevant is it?

In tomorrow night’s episode of Special Assignment, on SABC3 at 8.30, the team speaks to poor women in South Africa and asks them whether they, and the state, are getting value for their money in sustaining this institution.

 

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