Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Chairperson of the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation (CRF) will on Friday, 15 September 2017, deliver keynote address at the official launch of the CRF Thari Programme for Women and Children at Reentseng Primary School in Botshabelo, Bloemfontein, Free State.
Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation (CRF) is an independent non-profit organisation that improves lives and creates opportunities through education and enterprise development. It is also a partner of choice for social change through Adopt-a-School, Kagiso Shanduka Trust, Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust and Shanduka Black Umbrellas.
The Launch of the Thari Programme for support of Women and Children will respond to the increasing concern throughout of learning centres in our country where public schools in the main are the sites of widespread violence.
The programme creates a platform to build safer environment for women and children through a partnership between UNICEF, UNFPA and Save the Children in SA. This initiative seeks to build a conducive environment for learning in South Africa. Learners, educators and parents face the challenge of violence, sexual abuse and other social ills.
Moreover, women also face severe challenges in protecting and caring for their children. Violence against women remains widespread.
The event will be attended amongst others by learners, teachers, parents, business representatives, non-profit organisations and members of civil society.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be supported by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, Minister in The Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, members executive council and other senior government officials.
Media are invited to cover the event as follows:
Date: Friday, 15 September 2017
Venue: Reentseng Primary School, Botshabelo, Bloemfontein
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