On 16 July, the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, and her deputy, Ms Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu gave their budget vote speeches in parliament.
The Shukumisa Campaign responded with comment on the effectiveness of the department’s spending priorities, especially with respect to the Command Centre for gender-based violence.
Read our statement here (Adobe pdf)
Text of 2014 Budget Vote Speech by Minister B Dlamini (Adobe pdf)
Text of 2014 Budget Vote Speech by Deputy Minister HI Bogopane-Zulu (Adobe pdf)