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Virtual panel discussion on gender based violence in the film industry: 24 Nov

23 November 2021

23 November  

The Government Communication and Information System in partnership with the GIZ and UN Women will on Wednesday, 24 November 2021, host a virtual panel discussion webinar on Gender Based Violence (GBV)  in the film industry.  

The panel discussion aims to:

  • Raise awareness about GBV with specific focus on  the film industry
  • Communicate government efforts to deal with BV and support available. 
  • Encourage victims and witnesses of the different forms of GBV to seek help from sources of support including law enforcement.

Details are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Time: 14:00
Platform: Zoom 

Passcode: 476658


  • Onke Dumeko – National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)
  • Masechaba Khumalo – Spokesperson to Minister of the Department of Sport, Arts & Culture, Nathi Mthethwa 
  • Sisters Working in the Film & Television (SWIFT)

Media Participation: Journalists may view the webinar via live streaming on the following social media link below:


RSVP To Vanessa on

Tshegofatso Modubu
Cell: 083 276 0786

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