Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

Contact Details

Physical: Old Women's Jail, Constitutional Hill, 2 Kotze Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Postal: PO Box 32175, Braamfontein, 2017
Tel: 011 403 7182
Fax: 011 403 7188


The mission of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is to promote respect for gender equality and the protection, development and attainment of gender equality. The CGE advances, promotes and protects gender equality in South Africa through undertaking research, public education, policy development, legislative initiatives, effective monitoring and litigation.

The CGE's functions include: monitoring and evaluating the policies and practices of government, the private sector and other organisations to ensure that they promote and protect gender equality; public education and information; reviewing existing and upcoming legislation from a gender perspective; investigating inequality; commissioning research and making recommendations to Parliament or other authorities; investigating complaints on any gender-related issue; and monitoring/reporting on compliance with international conventions.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms T Mpumlwana

Ms T Mpumlwana (Acting)
Deputy Chairperson:
Ms N Bata
Mr M Botha
Ms N Maphazi
Ms N Mazibuko
Mr W Mgoqi
Ms L Nare
Ms F Nzimande
Ms P Sobahle
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms Keketso Maema
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr M Putu
Senior Management:
Ms Joan de Klerk (Public Education and Information)
Mr Mcebisi Ketse (Human Resource)
Mr Thys Monosi (Information Technology)
Dr Thabo Rapoo (Policy and Research)
Mr Cedric Seaba (Internal Audit)
Ms Marissa Van Niekerk (Legal)
Communications Officers:
Ms Edith Lebethe (Communications Administrator)
Mr Mofihli Teleki (Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets8 68613 27219 46418 276
Non-Current Assets7 3964 9711 4561 721
Total Assets16 08218 24320 92019 998
Current Liabilities9 08913 39817 0437 907
Non-Current Liabilities----
Total Liabilities9 08913 39817 0437 907
Total Net Assets6 9934 8453 87712 091
Total Revenue73 62774 66763 95761 241
Revenue from Exchange Transactions2 1932 6538772 168
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions71 43572 01463 08059 073
Total Expenditure(71 480)(73 699)(62 135)(58 282)
Employee Costs(48 718)(46 555)(39 904)(34 511)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year2 1489681 8222 960
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(1 035)(1 622)1 6777 092
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(4 091)(4 506)(374)(319)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year8 11113 23719 36518 062
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure-1 0421 8551 902
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure2461351 237-
Posts Approved105110110n/a
Posts Filled9195112n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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Annual Reports

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