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Women's Month officially launched

Friday 1 August 2014 15:58

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Women's day on the 9th of August will be commemorated with various activities country wide .

Women's day on the 9th of August will be commemorated with various activities country wide. (SABC)

Minister of Women in the presidency Suzan Shabangu in conjuntion with the labour ministry and that of the police, has launched the start of women's month by lighting a torch at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Shabangu says the torch signifies the role women played in a democratic South Africa.

Women's day on the 9th of August will be commemorated with various activities country wide to mark the 1956 march by South African women to the Union Building against the old pass laws.

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