Science and Technology hosts roundtable on Women and Science, 29 Aug

Invitation to a round-table discussion on the use of skin lighteners and hair straighteners

As part of Women's Month, the Ministry of Science and Technology will host a roundtable on Women and Science under the theme "Science and the legacy of apartheid on black image", the event will discuss the use of skin lighteners and hair straighteners.

An impressive list of academics, pharmaceutical representatives, gender activists, social commentators, and others have been invited to lead and join in the discussions.

Media are invited as follows:

Date: Monday, 29 August 2016

Time: 9h00 to 12h00

Venue: Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria.

Source: Government of South Africa