MEDIA ADVISORY: SADC PF MEETS IN JOHANNESBURG TO REVIEW AND VALIDATE THE DRAFT SADC MODEL LAW ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV)
JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH AFRICA, Friday 12 November 2021 – The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) Standing Committees and the Regional Women’s Parliamentary Caucus are meeting in Johannesburg on 15 to 17 November to review and validate the draft SADC Model Law on Gender Based Violence (GBV Model Law).
The objectives of the three-day session are to comprehensively review and validate the draft GBV Model law clause-by-clause to ensure that it contains all the legal principles, guidelines and obligations that are stipulated in the regional and international agreements; and ensure that when finalised the Model Law is acceptable, enforceable and flexible so that it can be adopted or adapted.
Details of the meetings are as follows:
Date: Monday, 15 to Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Venue: Premier Hotel OR Tambo, 73 Gladiator Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, South Africa
Time: 09:30 to 16:00 Harare/Pretoria Time.
MEDIA ACCESS: Meetings of the SADC-PF are open to the media and journalists who are interested in covering them must register on the following link:
The meetings will be streamed live on the SADC-PF social media platforms on the links below and also broadcast live (or recorded for later broadcast) on DSTV Channel 408:
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