First Lady, Dr Tshepo Motsepe, will take part in the launch of the Kgatlamping Primary “Pink Room” safe space Initiative in Tembisa, Johannesburg.
As South Africa's Patron for Civil Society for Women’s, Adolescents’ and Children’s Health (SACSoWACH), Dr Motsepe will deliver the keynote address at the launch on Saturday.
Also part of the launch is the reveal of six newly refurbished classrooms to offer additional social support services, leadership training, entrepreneurial training, career guidance, art training and indoor/outdoor gardening training to South Africa's young learners.
The “Pink Room” Safe Space initiative is led by The Pink Forum, a youth-centred non– profit organisation working in Tembisa and Kempton Park.
The Forum aims to respond to a number of socio-economic challenges confronted by youths living in disadvantaged communities.
Representatives from the Gauteng provincial departments of education and social development, the South African Police Service, Ekurhuleni Municipality, the non-governmental organisation Imbewu and parents are set to attend the launch.