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: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES), Inclusive Economic Development (IED), Impact Centre (IC), Impact Centre (PRESS), Impact Centre (CC), Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CESTII)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9602
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/10705
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/10705

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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.