The Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa together with Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Mr. Ronald Lamola invite members of the media to the Launches Human Rights Month on Friday, 05 March 2021 at Moses Tswede Community hall in Dimbaza, East London in the Eastern Cape.
The 2021 Human Rights Month Launch will take place under the theme, “THE YEAR OF CHARLOTTE MAXEKE: PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AGE OF COVID-19”. This years’ theme pays tribute to the 150th anniversary of the liberation struggle heroin and human rights campaigner, Charlotte Maxeke.
Joined by the Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Sport, Recreation Arts and Culture MEC, Ms. Fezeka Nkomonye, Minister Mthethwa and Minister Lamola will unveil the 2021 Human Rights Month-long programme of activities.
Given the growing scourge of Gender Based Violence &amp; Femicide (GBVF) and the human need for healing, the Government will launch the 2021 Human Rights Month programme through a national dialogue on human rights violation and GBVF and other social ill. A panel of experts will also engage and deliberate on issues of nation building and social cohesion.
Prior the dialogue, Ministers and their entourage will also lead a 5km walk to intensify Government’s stance on Launches Human Rights violation and GBVF matters. The 5km walk will start and end at the Moses Tswede Community hall from 08h30 – 09h30.
NB: – In adherence to COVID regulations, the media is encouraged to RSVP prior to attending.
Source: Government of South Africa