12 August 2020 - NW1324
Masango, Ms B to ask the Minister of Social Development
(1)In view of the 2013-18 South African Integrated Programme of Action: Addressing Violence Against Women and Children which expired in 2018 at a time when incidents of violence against women and children are so high, by what date will the 2019-23 programme of action be tabled and/or published; (2) whether there is a report on the expired 2013-18 programme; if not, why not; if so, will she provide Ms B S Masango with the specified report?
1. The Integrated Programme of Action on Violence Against Women and Children (POA: VAWC) was approved by Cabinet and published on 18 September 2013.
2. The 2013-2018 Programme of Action on Violence Against Women and Children was reviewed by the Department of Monitoring and Evaluation in 2016 through a diagnostic review.
3. The Draft reviewed Programme of Action on Violence Against Women and Children is attached.