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President Ramaphosa to address Women Judicial officers

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday, 05 August 2022, address a Gala Dinner hosted by the South African Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (SAC-IAWJ).
 
SAC-IAWJ is an Association of Women Judicial Officers that includes Magistrates and Judges, established in 2004 for the purpose of "Advancing Human Rights and Equality for All" in South Africa.
 
The South African Chapter of the IAWJ will, in collaboration with the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the Department of Women, Youth and People with Disabilities, host the Chapter’s 16th Conference and Annual General Meeting from 5 to 7 August 2022 at UNISA in Tshwane.
 
The conference will be attended by key jurists and academics, under the theme “Empowerment as a tool to fight Gender Based Violence #Breaking Barriers and Bias”. 
 
This association’s conference forms part of a diverse range of activities that constitute Women’s Month 2022 which is being observed under the theme “Women’s Socio-Economic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Resilience”
 
The SAC-IAWJ will also during the gala dinner confer its Pioneers in the Judiciary Award to the newly appointed Deputy Chief Justice Designate of the Republic of South Africa, Justice Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya, the first woman jurist to be appointed to this position in the history of South Africa.
 
Deputy Chief Justice Designate Justice Maya will assume her new role on 1 September 2022.
 
The Gala Dinner will be held as follows:
 Date:           Friday, 05 August 2022
Time:            18:00 (Media to arrive at 17h00)
Venue:          Maslow Hotel Time Square, 209B Aramist Ave, Menlyn, Tshwane
 
 
Media wishing to cover the event should send details to Senior Media Officers Tommy Huma, UNISA on 072 218 6197 / 012 429 3981 / humatm@unisa.ac.za OR Edgar Rathelele on 063 731 5456 / 012 429 3981 / ratheme@unisa.ac.za
 
 
 
Media enquiries: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to the President – 082 835 6315
 
Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria