Overview

Mandate

The mandate of the department is to lead on socio-economic transformation and implementation of the empowerment and participation of women, youth and persons with disabilities through mainstreaming, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.

Vision

A transformed, inclusive society free from all forms of discrimination and capable of self-actualization.

Mission

To provide strategic leadership, coordination and oversight to government departments and the country in mainstreaming empowerment programmes on women, youth and persons with disabilities.

Values

The department will place society at the centre of its work through: - Treating people with respect; - Conducting ourselves with integrity; - Being accountable for our actions; and - Striving for excellence and equity in all that we do. In interacting with stakeholders, we will act with fairness, respect and demonstrate teamwork and commitment to the cause. In delivering our mandate we will honour the faith that is placed in us as the Ministry and Department responsible for advancing the cause of women

Connect With Us

Location

Fedsure Forum Building 1st Floor
268 Lilian Ngoyi Street
Pretoria 002
South Africa
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 8 am – 6 pm

Contact Information

  • GBV Command Centre: 0800 428 428 / *120*7867# from any cell phone
  • Persons with disabilities, SMS ‘help’ to 31531
  • Women Abuse Helpline: 0800 150 150
  • Child line: 0800 055 555
  • SAPS Crime Stop: 0860 10111 / SMS Crime Line: 32211
  • GBVF-related service complaints (SAPS): 0800 333 177
  • National AIDS Helpline: 0800 012 322
  • National Human Trafficking Helpline: 0800 222 777
  • Suicide Helpline: 0800 567 567
  • SA Coronavirus Hotline: 0800 029 999
  • NYDA: 0871586345 / 5738
  • Media Liaison Officer: Xolelwa Dwesini | Cell: 081 030 9109

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