Twenty-year review of the Commission for Gender Equality: final report

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2017
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Bohler-Muller, M.Cosser, M.Makiwane, S.Motala, G.Pienaar, Z.Khuzwayo, S.Masvaure, Z.Matshaya, T.Mdlongwa, C.Motha, I.Mtolo, N.Pophiwa, S.Takatshana, T.Zikhali, J.Viljoen, M.Wentzel
KEYWORDS: GENDER EQUALITY
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD), Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD), Education and Skills Development (ESD), Human and Social Development (HSD), Research Use and Impact Assessment (RIA), Research Use and Impact Assessment (PRESS), Research Use and Impact Assessment (CC), Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTii)
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Abstract

In the past twenty years the CGE has moved from finding its feet as a new Commission to developing a more comprehensive vision of its role as a C9 institution focusing on gender equality in South Africa. Operating as it does in a patriarchal environment where gender is often not taken seriously, and with very limited funding, the Commission's work has nevertheless made a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. Should it develop a stronger and sharper focus and attain the necessary political 'buy-in', there is no doubt that the challenges will be overcome and the desired impact achieved.