The principle of equity for women leaders under scrutiny
In a bid to ensure that women have equally access and are well represented at middle and senior management level , the Free State Department of Education , Special Programmes Section organised the Public Service Women’s Management Seminar on Tuesday, 19 October at Mahube a Tumelo Project Centre in Bloemfontein.
This well thought out event was held with the intention to provide a platform for women in the department to discuss pertinent issues relating to women empowerment within the organisation.
Under discussion were topics such as the National Strategic Framework on Gender Based Violence , Diversity and Sexual Orientation, Equity plan ,Sexual Harassment Policy , Wellness and Gender Equality Mainstream in the Department.
Re-emphasising the importance of the event , Acting Chief Director for Budget Management , Evodia Ntlabezo says it will strengthen management and leadership capacity.
Free State Department of Education , Head of the Department , Advocate Tsoarelo Malakoane says the issue of inequality has been an ancient story that needs to be addressed from the core.
He says women are very resourceful as individuals and even have a greater impact collectively.