Our objectives are to ensure that:

  • The Dialogue which began in Pretoria continues nationally through the provinces and localities.
  • A national fund for women’s advancement is established.
  • Women commit themselves to good governance, development and poverty reduction by linking our actions to national development goals namely the:
    • Integrated & Sustainable Rural Development Strategy (ISRDS) and Programme;
    • the Urban Renewal Strategy (URS); and 
    • the Growth & Development Summit goals.
  • Women support the African Union objectives of democracy, peace and stability and commit to the continent’s development programme (NEPAD).
  • Work towards the attainment of The United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
  • To achieve and promote the implementation of the United Nations Resolution 1325.


SAWID Development Goals 2003

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India Brazil South Africa Women's Forum Report

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The mission of the IBSA Women's Forum is to facilitate joint efforts and collaboration by the three countries in order to transform women's lives. 

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