Welcome to the Commission for Gender Equality

Established in terms of Section 187 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa in order to promote respect for gender equality and the protection, development and attainment of gender equality. 

The CGE shall advance promote and protect gender equality in South Africa through undertaking research, public education, policy development, legislative initiatives, effective monitoring and litigation.

Vision:

A society free from all forms of gender oppression and inequality.

Mission:

To promote, protect, monitor and evaluate gender equality through research, public education, policy development, legislative initiatives, effective monitoring and litigation.

Who We Are

The Commission for Gender Equality advances, promotes, and protects Gender Equality in South Africa.

What We Do

The CGE embarks on research, public education, policy development and legislative initiatives.

Get Involved

Write a letter, tweet, volunteer, speak out against Gender Inequality and support CGE initiatives.

Complaints

You can lodge a complaint or report fraud on the numbers below, or view other methods here

Latest Publications

Government's Gender Responsive Budgeting Framework

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CGE Report
on Illegal
Initiation Schools

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One Step Forward
One Step Backwards
2021

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Government's Emergency Response Action Plan (ERAP) on Gender-based Violence

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