Vavasati International Women’s Festival

South African State Theatre
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 
The main objectives are: • To offer women in the arts, young and old, a platform to tell their stories and to showcase their work to an international audience. • To give accessibility, technical staff, equipment, space and resources to women who are often excluded from the mainstream industry. • To celebrate women who do not appear in history books. • To create space for dialogue that includes men.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 
• Opportunity to showcase artwork to an international audience. • Access by external theatre-makers, artists and producers to the State Theatre’s existing audiences and networks. • An opportunity for women to take on leadership positions in various departments including directing, programming, etc. • Introduction, promotion and celebration of new narratives. • It is expected that the festival will contribute to the revitalization of the inner city and to attract visitors from across Gauteng.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales