Discurso de Sua Excelência, Verónica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo, Presidente do Fórum Parlamentar da SADC por Ocasião da Sessão de Encerramento da 45ª Assembleia Plenária do Fórum Parlamentar da SADC Maputo, 24 de Julho de 2019
The policy on Gender Equality and Women Advancement, known as GEWA, is both necessary and justified. This is because SADC member states have not implemented measures to achieve gender equality and the mainstreaming of gender. This situation prevails despite the fact that SADC states are signatories to international (United Nations), regional (Africawide) and sub-regional (SADC) gender frameworks. The policy seeks to translate commitments at political level and SADC-PF level into concrete practical interventions.
The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF) was established in 1997 in accordance with Article 9 (2) of the SADC Treaty as an autonomous institution of SADC It is a regional inter-parliamentary body composed of Thirteen (14) parliaments representing over 3500 parliamentarians in the SADC region. Read More