MULTI-PARTY WOMEN’S CAUCUS TO BE BRIEFED ON GENDER QUOTAS AND FREE SANITARY PRODUCTS

The Multi-Party Women's Caucus (MPWC) will tomorrow receive a briefing by the Independent Electoral Commission on the establishment of gender quotas, a briefing by the National Treasury on initiatives put in place to enable gender-responsive budgeting as well as a briefing by the National Treasury on what is being spent on gender-based violence and how budgetary processes can be improved upon in this regard to make a gender analysis possible. The meeting will also receive a brief update/follow-up on the issue of vat exemption on sanitary products and the budgeting measures put in place to ensure the implementation of the provision of free sanitary products.

Source: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

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