Provincial Human settlement and Public Works Mec Peggy Nkonyeni says they are looking into prioritizing women in the construction industry.

Nkonyeni has been delivering her keynote address at the Empowering Women in built environment Summit currently underway in Ballito North of Durban.

This summit comes as the country commemorates Womens’ month.

She says they are hosting the 2 day summit under the theme Radical Socio-economic Empowerment of Women through infrastructure delivery.

Nkonyeni called on women to support and work together in order to uplift one another.

Kwadukuza Municipality Acting Mayor Dolly Govender says more needs to be done to open opportunities for women in the construction industry.

Govender says she hopes that this summit will yield positive resolutions.


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