International Women's Day: President Commends Leadership from SA Women

International Women's Day: President Commends Leadership from SA Women

- President Cyril Ramaphosa released his weekly 'From the Desk of the President' letter on International Women's Day

- Ramaphosa shared his thanks and acknowledgement for women in different sectors and fields

- The president commended women in leadership roles for their dedication to promoting equality for women in SA

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Today marks the celebration of International Women's Day. President Cyril Ramaphosa shared a lovely and inspiring message commending and thanking South African women for their hard work and leadership.

This year's theme for International Women's Day is women's leadership and achieving equality in a Covid-19 world. President Ramaphosa saluted the resilience and bravery of women frontline workers.

Ramaphosa thanked a few specific people in his statement and commended them for their dedication to helping women in South Africa, especially during the global pandemic.

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International Women's Day: President commends leadership from SA women
President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended South African women for their hard work and dedication on International Women's Day. Image: MICHELE SPATARI/AFP and MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP
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The president stated that the global pandemic demonstrated the ability of women to organise, collaborate, lead and achieve. Ramaphosa noted that the women of South Africa still face many challenges:

"They are still under-represented in the boardrooms and corridors of power. They are still more likely to be poor and unemployed than their male counterparts. They are still vulnerable to gender-based violence and femicide."

In other news about women, recently reported on a talented young lady who transformed a skirt into a top. @SkroefMagwaza recently headed online to share a picture of one clothing item that she completely transformed into a different look.

According to her inspirational Twitter post, @SkroefMagwaza transformed a beautiful pastel-coloured skirt into a functional top that she expertly paired with some blue jeans and heels to match.

"Making a skirt into a top," she captioned the post. also reported on a beautiful young South African woman who recently headed online to celebrate getting a new job. The young lady with the Twitter handle @sphe_nyandeni recently headed to the app to share the news that she had just signed a contract for her new job.

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In the same post, she also says that she will be living in a new city - how exciting. Soon the post blew up as many locals expressed how happy they were for her.

"Just signed my first employment contract. I’m officially employed. A new province, new city. Won’t God do it?" she wrote, clearly overjoyed.

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