Mpumalanga celebrates International Women's Day

06 March 2017

Attention: Assignment Editors

Mbombela- the Province of Mpumalanga will join the United Nations and the world countries in celebrating the International Women’s Day at Emalahleni Local Municipality on 8 March.

This year’s theme for the International Women’s Day focuses on “Women in the changing world of work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The aim is to achieve gender equality in the world of work for both men and women by 2030.

In this regard, Mpumalanga will observe the day by empowering women and girls around Emalahleni, as part of implementing the UN’S new sustainable Development goals.

The event will be divided into two (2) parts, with the first part which will see young women from Alex Mampane Primary School and Coronation High School will benefitting from the sanitary dignity campaign.

The second part will be in a form of empowerment programme.

Details of the event are as follows:

First session: Sanitary Dignity and Service Delivery Campaign

Friday, 10 March 2017
07H30 - 14H00
Extension 8 Clarinet play ground

Second Session: Empowerment Programme

Friday, 10 March 2017
17H00 21H00
Old Protea Hotel Emalahleni
Dress code: Traditional
For media confirmations, kindly contact Ms Phumla Mokoena on 013 766 2249/ 076 141 2128/

Issued by the Communication Chief Directorate

Mpumalanga Provincial Government
Office of the Premier
For enquiries, please contact Mohau Ramodibe on (013) 766 2292/ 082 771 9950/ or
Mokope Taiwe on 013 766 2288/ 082 802 8460/

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