Share this post

Premier of the Western Cape: Helen Zille

This week we talk to Ms Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape (former leader of the Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s opposition political party, and former Mayor of Cape Town). We discuss the Premier’s views on women empowerment and gender equality legislation, highlighting education as a key enabler for women to achieve liberation, economic freedom and make autonomous decisions – including the choice to have children or not, and who to partner with in their lives. We recognise the negatives of pervasive gender stereotypical roles and the impact motherhood has on women advancing their careers if they do not have adequate support structures. We address globalisation, diversity and acceptance of otherness as key strengths to navigate our global village. Tune in for more…

Download transcript

Type and hit enter