Messages of support commend the establishment of the Gender Forum

The Forum received support from, left, Zamokuhle Myeza, NEHAWU; Dharamraj Brijlal, HR&D Senior Director; Zama Nzimande, from the Premier’s Office; and Dr Bonginkosi Zwane, TENUSA

‘It is a project long overdue’, was the sentiment shared by various stakeholders at the launch of the Gender Forum. Standing out among messages, were issues of inclusivity, equity reducing Gender-Based Violence, as well as ensuring that men are great participants. The messages of support came from organised labour: NEHAWU and TENUSA as well as Human Resources and Development. The enthusiasm by the speakers showed that it is a project long overdue indeed. The guest speakers Dr Rosaline Govender, Gender Forum Chairperson from DUT.