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Title:Local government: bringing democracy home
Author:Van Donk, MirjamISNI
Year:2000
Periodical:Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity
Issue:45
Pages:2-75
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:local government
women
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ragn20/16/45
Abstract:This special issue on women and local government in South Africa contains articles on local government and gender equity, by Mirjam Van Donk; the representation of rural women in local government, by Shirin Motala; the importance of the right to equality in local government, by Glenda Fick; and the role of local government in the mobilization of women around service delivery needs, by Subethri Naidoo. It also includes a short article on the Gender Advocacy Programme (GAP), an NGO based in Cape Town; a glimpse of life in Impolweni, an informal settlement in Durban; an interview with two female councillors, conducted by Rosalee Telela; and articles on the delivery of water to rural women (David Hemson), the right of women to basic services (Fatima Pandy and Elroy Paulus), and women and survival in inner-city Johannesburg (Lisa Vetton and Joy Dladla). Bibliogr., notes, ref.
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