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Incorporation of Gender and Youth concerns at the Gauteng Legislature.
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Researched for The Gauteng Legislature. (December 2001)

 

Article Summary
Amongst the many challenges facing the new South Africa is the desire to develop a polity that represents and engages with the aspirations and needs of all its people, particularly its vulnerable and marginalised groupings. The long-term impact of our racist and patriarchal society has resulted in women, and in particular black women, being left on the periphery of decision-making, their views and needs frequently ignored. In addition, and despite making up the bulk of the population, South Africa’s youth (and in particular its black youth) have also borne the brunt of marginalisation, manifested by an apparently increasing indifference towards post-apartheid politics.

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