CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON A DRAFT POLICY ON WOMEN IN SPORT

A consultative workshop regarding a draught Policy on Women in Sport will be held by the Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture and its national counterpart. The consultation is scheduled to take place at the McGregor Museum in Kimberley's Frances Baard District on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. The department says in a statement, this program aims to promote gender equality by gathering feedback from various stakeholders in the sports and recreation industry.  In accordance with global trends and as an expression of the South African government's commitment to signed declarations and national priorities, the policy aims to promote gender equality and equity. The department further states that women in Sport policy identifies and addresses a variety of issues that women and girls face daily, including those related to gender, race, disability, age, religion, culture, location, and sexual orientation, including those affecting members of the LGBTQI+ community, transgender individuals, and women with differences in sex development (DSD).

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