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Ilitha Labantu
35th Anniversary International Conference

REGISTRATION DEADLINES: 

In-Person: October 30, 2024

Virtual: November 11, 2024

Conference theme

Ilitha Labantu, in partnership with the African Women Independent Forum,
is thrilled to announce the International Conference, titled “Women’s Rights at the Crossroads: Rethinking Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Advancing Sustainable Development.” 

JOIN US

In shaping the future
of gender equality and celebrate the strides
we have made together!

DON'T MISS this opportunity to contribute to a pivotal moment in the global dialogue on women’s rights. 

Conference Overview

The International Conference will provide a platform for discussion and sharing ideas from women of diverse backgrounds. International advocates and experts will come together in search of new strategies and pathways for scaling up actions on commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

 

This international conference is an opportunity to reflect on the past and discuss the future of gender equality and women’s empowerment in advancing sustainable development.

 

The conference also celebrates Ilitha Labantu’s 35th Anniversary as an organisation and its unwavering commitment to combating violence against women and empowering communities.

We invite you to be part of this momentous occasion, either in person or via our hybrid platform.

Who will attend?

This four-day conference will convene stakeholders from government, civil society, academia, and international organizations who are involved in policy development, research, community engagement and are committed to advancing women's rights globally. 

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

  • In-Person Registration Deadline: October 30, 2024

  • Virtual Registration Deadline: November 11, 2024

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Conference structure and objectives

This four-day conference will convene stakeholders from government, civil society, academia, and international organizations. Our collective efforts will focus on significant strides in policy development, community engagement, and the global commitment to women’s rights.

 

The conference will feature:

  • Panel discussions

  • Informative presentations

  • Interactive elements to maximise engagement and knowledge transfer

The conference aims to critically evaluate progress and ongoing challenges in gender equality and women’s empowerment.

 

Topics to be explored include:

  • Elimination of violence against women and girls

  • Women's health and rights

  • Economic empowerment

  • Women's leadership and political participation

  • The impact of the digital revolution on gender equality

  • Women, peace and security

  • Accelerating progress towards Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063

  • And more

Conference details

DATES:

November 25-28, 2024 


VENUE:

Lord Charles Hotel, Corner of Broadway

Boulevard and Main Road, Somerset West, Cape Town 


FORMAT:

In-person and hybrid options available

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINES: 

  • In-Person: October 30, 2024

  • Virtual: November 11, 2024

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For more details or to register, please contact:

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