JOHANNESBURG - Government has called on business to join its efforts to combat gender-based violence in society.
Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said that one of the critical roles which the private sector could play was by economically empowering women.
She was speaking at a webinar which included private sector associations where she also detailed the national strategic plan on gender-based violence and femicide.
“We believe that working together with government, business sector, civil society and other stakeholders, we have an important role to contribute to eradicating gender-based violence and femicide in our society.”
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