Women's rights and gender equality are fundamental human rights, guaranteed in all human rights agreements. These cover political, civil, economic, social and cultural rights, including sexual and reproductive rights. The financial crises have illustrated how women's rights and gender equality have been seriously undermined by economic, trade and monetary policies that have increased to some sort of violence, etc.
Women's Day marks the anniversary of the great women's march of 1956, where women marched to the Union Buildings to protest against the carrying of pass books.
On 9 August 1956, about 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against legislation aimed at tightening the apartheid government's control over the movement of black women in urban areas.
Khaas Training Academy hosted its very 1st women's day celebration event in 2016, at Forever Resorts, Warmbaths. Each year, Khaas Training Academy intends celebrating Women's day differently. The event will occur in August, to celebrate women's day and to empower women. The event will also celebrate the strength of women, address the struggles that women face and overcome daily.
It will encourage women to be architects of change!
Gallery of Khaas Training Academy's 1st women's day celebration event in 2016, at Forever Resorts, Warmbaths: