Gender commission hit by ‘irregularity’ claims as it hunts for CEO

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Outgoing Commission of Gender Equality chief executive Keketso Maema. Picture: CGE/Twitter
Outgoing Commission of Gender Equality chief executive Keketso Maema. Picture: CGE/Twitter

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Activists against gender-based violence have raised concerns over the appointment process of the new chief executive officer (CEO) at the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) – a state entity entrusted with a mandate to promote gender equality.

A coalition of civil society organisations, which include the Human Rights Institute of SA, Coalition Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Sonke Gender Justice and Wise4Afrika, wrote a letter to the commission chairperson Tamara Mathebula on July 30 raising questions about the process.

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