South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the more than 20,000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of pass laws to women.

The Government of South Africa declared August Women’s Month and 9 August is celebrated annually as National Women’s Day.

Women’s Month 2015 will celebrate women achievers and their participation in the economy.

The theme for Women’s Month 2015 is: Women United in Moving South Africa Forward.


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