On the 24th of July, Petro du Preez was invited as a keynote speaker at a conference on Gender Transformation in the Workplace.  The conference theme centred on the new Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill as was passed and adopted by the National Assembly in March 2014. The aim of the conference was to consolidate efforts towards achieving the constitutional imperative for gender transformation in the workplace through promoting equality and non-discrimination.  Petro provided a critical analysis and commentary of Chapter 2 of the Bill that addresses social development through education and training.