1st public service gender indaba

Engendering Public Service Policy

Date: 18 Aug 2008 - 19 Aug 2008

Venue: Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre, Boksburg


To support considerable effort that has been made to understand, support and promote the context of gender mainstreaming within the Public Service. The Indaba will provide participants with an arena to debate issues that are critical in ensuring that Public Service policies are gender sensitive and responsive.


  • To understand ways of mainstreaming gender in all policy formulation and implementation
  • To share approaches of implementing gender initiatives into the public service plans
  • Ensure that all sectors of government are held accountable for their commitment to implement 8 step principle action plans for women's empowerment and gender equality.
  • To learn skills to successfully mainstream gender
  • To support workplace gender initiatives

Intended audience

One Senior Manager responsible for Policy & Strategic Planning, Gender Focal point person.


Day 1

Programme director: Ms Barbara Watson

Day 2

Programme director: Ms Barbara Watson

Last update: 31 August 2011

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