Malema: Support for EFF among women is 'pathetic'

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The EFF's continued failure to recruit more female members may lead to the formation of a women’s wing.

EFF leader Julius Malema raised the possibility during a briefing on Thursday to outline the party's readiness for its national people’s assembly (NPA), which will elect new leaders in December. Some members have accused Malema of resisting the formation of youth and women’s wings, saying that it would challenge his authority in the party.

 In its discussion document, the party identifies one of its weaknesses in its formative five years as having "not yet attained organisational maturity necessary for it to carry additional organisations such as: trade unions, women and youth wings, which are mandated by the constitution".

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