South Africa Government

10/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2021 07:29

North West to launches Traditional Men’s Parliament, 14 Oct

North West to launch the Traditional Men's Parliament

North West Premier Kaobitsa Maape, accompanied by the Chairperson of the North West House of Traditional Leaders, Kgosi Mushi Mabe will on Thursday, 14 October 2021, officially launch the Traditional Men's Parliament in Mahikeng.

The launch is a joint effort between the North West House of Traditional Leaders, Takuwani Riime Men's Movement, the Department of Social Development and the Provincial Council on Aids. The theme for the launch is "Institutionalising a Responsive Men's Movement".

The overall objective of this initiative is to develop and coordinate the Men Championing Change programme to reach men and boys formations across the country. This includes building strategic partnerships with various stakeholders in dealing with the scourge of gender-based violence, toxic masculity and the socialization of the boy child. Other key priority areas include social cohesion, fighting crime as well as substance and alcohol abuse.

Media is invited to attend and cover the event as follows:

Date: 14 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: Seasons Conference Centre, Dihatshwane

Media enquiries:
Dineo Thapelo
Cell: 072 218 2559 - CoGTA
Email: [email protected](link sends e-mail)

Nelson Dlamin
Cell: 078 731 0313 - SANAC n
Cell: [email protected](link is external)

Spokespersons of the launch in North West:
Reverend Saki Tlotleng
Cell: 072 520 6567

Kgosi Mushi Mabe
Cell: 083 459 3058