Ugu: Women chiefs air challenges

2010-08-18 00:00

WOMEN amakhosi met at a conference in the Ugu district yesterday to discuss the challenges they face in institutions of traditional leadership.

The conference was organised by the KZN Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department. MEC Nomsa Dube welcomed the women and told them her department is there to learn about the difficulties they encounter in their roles as amakhosi.

She said the information will help to craft programmes aimed at empowering women in decision making within traditional institutions.

“As government, we want to see women amakhosi leading development” and to develop networks to allow women in traditional leadership roles to network with women in government and other organisations, Dube added.

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