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International Workers Day Community Outreach Program On International Workers Day also known as May day which is held annually on the 1st of May, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize in her capacity as PWMSA National Convenor and Deputy Minister in the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, visited M.S. Care (Mission Society Care Village) led [...]

May 3, 2021

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PWMSA saddened by the passing of her majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu The Progressive Movement of South Africa led by National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of her majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu (64), the third wife of the late King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuZulu. The news of [...]

May 3, 2021

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PWMSA PAYS TRIBUTE TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND GENDER ACTIVIST MS JACQUELINE “JACQUI” MOFOKENG The Progressive Movement of South Africa led by National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of PWMSA Gauteng Provincial Convenor, advocate for women rights and gender activists Ms Jacqueline Motlagomang Mofokeng (62) on Thursday morning, [...]

April 23, 2021

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PWMSA PAYS TRIBUTE TO LAND REFORM ACTIVIST DR VUYO MAHLATI07/09/1965 - 13/10/2020 The National Convenor of the Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize joins South Africans and the agricultural community in mourning a land reform champion, farmer and an inspiration to many women Dr Vuyo Mahlati, who’s passing came as a great [...]

October 13, 2020

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PWMSA Saddened by the Passing of Struggle Stalwart Tata Andrew MlangeniMedia Statement The Progressive Movement of South Africa and the National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has learned with great sadness of the passing of the last Revonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Bab’ Andrew Mokete Mlangeni. A “Backroom Boy” as he referred himself, Ntate Mlangeni, [...]

July 23, 2020

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PWMSA Send Condolences To The Mandela FamilyMedia Statement The Progressive Movement of South Africa has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark on Monday morning, 13th July 2020. Zindzi is the second daughter of struggle icons Tata Nelson Mandela and Mama Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela. Her passing [...]

July 17, 2020

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PWMSA Condemns the brutal murder of a women by her husband.For immediate release The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa and its National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize are deeply saddened by the inhumane acts of brutality, after a female professional quantity surveyor within government, was shot and killed in front of her children. The barbaric [...]

May 19, 2020

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PWMSA Pays Tribute To The Late Mme Lindiwe Myeza07 March 1935 - 13 April 2020 The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa particularly the National Convenor Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize is deeply saddened by the passing of an icon, an inspiration and anti-apartheid activist Mme Lindiwe Myeza. Our heartfelt condolences to her daughter Ms. Buhle Myeza, [...]

April 19, 2020

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World Health Day Commemoration 07 April is marked as the World Health Day according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This day appreciates the good work done and the critical role played by the health workers to ensure that the world is in a better state of health. This year’s World Health Day came a [...]

April 7, 2020

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Shocking Statistics on Gender Based Violence CasesFor immediate release The rise of reported cases of gender based violence to 87000 during the first week of the 21-Day Lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infections, as announced by President Ramaphosa is unacceptable. Member organizations of the Progressive Women‘s Movement of South Africa has expressed anger [...]

April 4, 2020

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