Minister Plato to launch Women’s Month outreach programmes in George

Media Advisory:

Today, Wednesday 12 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in George.

Women have historically help build resilient communities. In honouring women this year Minister Plato and the Department of Community Safety will focus on the theme of “Building resilient Families” when engaging with the public.

During the month of August, Minister Plato will be engaging different communities throughout the province and invite them to honour women from the different areas, to highlight women’s safety and to pledge men’s responsibilities in the fight against violence against women.

The communities to be visited include George, Darling, Hout Bay (Imizamo Yethu), Bredasdorp (Napier), Eersteriver (Kleinvlei), Du Noon, Kalkfontein, Pelican Park and Redelinghuys and Ceres (Prince Alfred Hamlet).

Minister Plato will be engaging with the communities of Pacaltsdorp, Conville and George tomorrow.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.



Date: Wedneday, 12 August 2015

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Venue: Conville Community Hall, 21 Pienaar Street, Conville, George