26 March 2021 - NW852
Sharif, Ms NK to ask the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
(a) What are the details of the new model that will be adopted for the National Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Council since Cabinet had initially agreed and adopted the SA National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (SANCADD) model that will no longer be used (details furnished) and (b) how does her Office intend to make up for the time that has been lost due to the incompetency in establishing the National Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Council?
a) The draft Bill that the Department is developing will guide inter alia, the establishment of the NCGBVF, which will outline the details of the model in line with the Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) NSP and the declaration.
b) The process to establish the National Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Council requires enactment of a founding legislation first. The department is in the process of developing the draft Bill.
Ms M Nkoana-Mashabane, MP