SABC News - Susan Shabangu


This year’s Women’s Day will be celebrated under the theme “The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving South Africa Forward”.
SA commemorates 61 years of fight for gender equality

Wednesday 9 August 2017 07:22

The 2017 Women’s Day celebrations will be observed on 9 August, at the Galeshewe Stadium, Kimberley.


Dialogues remain key in fighting women, children abuse

Tuesday 1 August 2017 17:30

The department responsible for women in the Presidency says dialogues around issues affecting women remain key in fighting the scourge of violence against women and children.


Govt must work with communities to address their concerns: Shabangu

Friday 26 May 2017 15:16

Minister for Women and Children Susan Shabangu says it's high time government starts working with communities to address their concerns, especially gender violence.


Minister for Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu sought to address criticism of her remarks on Karabo Mokoena.
Minister Shabangu says women are 'vulnerable'

Thursday 25 May 2017 05:58

Minister for Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu on Wednesday said women remained vulnerable and that such perceptions needed to be eradicated to change the attitudes of men.


Moekena's life was brutally cut short, allegedly by the man she loved.
Karabo Mokoena laid to rest

Friday 19 May 2017 21:04

Hundreds of people, including government officials, bid the 22-year-old farewell at a service in Soweto.


‘Integrated approach key to tackling gender violence’

Friday 19 May 2017 12:22

The Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, says the scourge of gender violence in South Africa has reached a crisis level.


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was also selected as March 21st in memory to the 69 unarmed people killed in Sharpeville.
SA’s global role in the fight against racism lauded by UN

Tuesday 21 March 2017 22:07

SA’s global role in the fight against racism and intolerance has been lauded by the UN’s General Assembly.


Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, poses with actress and women’s activist, Patty Arquette, both advocating for women’s rights in the workplace.
More women needed in positions of power: Mlambo-Ngcuka

Thursday 16 March 2017 06:09

The lack of women’s voices in parliaments and cabinets around the world compromises the quality of democracy.


Shabangu lashes out at PGHS

Tuesday 30 August 2016 14:14

Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women and Children, Susan Shabangu, has lashed out at the Pretoria Girls High School (PGHS) following allegations of racism.


Caster Semenya has won second women's 800-metres heat and will not compete in the semi-finals on Friday.
Shabangu praises Semenya

Thursday 18 August 2016 06:28

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has congratulated Caster Semenya who is a step closer to winning gold.


‘1956 marchers an inspiration to women of today’

Tuesday 9 August 2016 12:27

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says although women of today still face many challenges we cannot ignore gain the women of 1956 made.


Minister of Women, Susan Shabangu
Minister kickstarts women's month with visit to female prisons

Tuesday 2 August 2016 17:08

It is women’s' month - and the plight of women is again being underlined.


Minister Susan Shabangu says intergenerational relations between women need to be strengthened so they can rally together to fight for their betterment.
Dialogue draws similarities between women of today and those of 76'

Monday 27 June 2016 09:45

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu says there are similarities in the struggles faced by the women in 1976 and in 2016.


Shabangu voices support for a female U.N. Secretary-General

Tuesday 15 March 2016 22:05

South Africa has given its support to the appointment of a female U.N. Secretary-General to replace Ban Ki-moon, and Minister Susan Shabangu welcomed the U.N.’s female empowerment efforts.


Thousands of ANC members marched against racism through the streets of Pretoria .
ANC leaders call for unity, end to racism

Friday 19 February 2016 17:55

Thousands of African National Congress (ANC) supporters showed up for the anti-racism march in Pretoria.


Rescue operations have been halted at Lily Gold Mine  after another collapse on Saturday morning.
Ministers assigned to support trapped miner’s families

Saturday 13 February 2016 20:55

Three cabinet ministers have been assigned to provide support to the families of three miners still trapped underground at Lily Gold Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga.


Minister Susan Shabangu says men should intervene when a woman or child is being attacked.
Shabangu urges men to take part in fight against gender based violence

Saturday 13 February 2016 15:28

Minister in the Presidency responsible for women, Susan Shabangu, says men have a moral obligation to intervene when they see a woman or a child being attacked.


'More needs to be done against gender violence'

Monday 7 December 2015 12:08

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, says a lot more needs to be done to in effectively implement laws that are meant to protect women and children against abuse.


Susan Shabangu addressed the opening of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Trade Fair and Exhibition at Musina in Limpopo.
Banks urged to stop financial exclusion of women

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:05

The Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has urged the banking sector to stop what she calls the financial exclusion of women.


Parly urged SA women to strive for empowerment

Tuesday 11 August 2015 20:24

Parliament urged South Africa's women to strive to improve themselves in its debate on National Women's Day on Tuesday.


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