Nazley Khan Sharif

National Assembly

Nazley Khan Sharif

About Nazley Khan Sharif

Ms Sharif joined the Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (DASO) in her first year at Wits University and has been involved in politics ever since. She was elected as a PR Councillor in the city of Johanessburg in 2014 and was re-elected in 2016. She was elected as the Section 79 Committee Chairperson in the Gender, Youth and People with Disabilities in 2016 up until her election as an Member of Parliament (MP) in 2019. Read more about Ms Sharif here.

2020 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 32

2019 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 25

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

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DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Committee appearances

  • Internal Audit & Risk Committee on key challenges; National Strategic Plan on GBV 3 Sep 2020

    Ms N Sharif (DA) asked for how long the process of establishing the Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Council had been extended. Could the Committee have a copy of the monitoring and evaluation plan proposed by the Minister, because it also had an oversight responsibility over the GBV Council?
  • Determination of salaries and allowances of CGE Members; DWYPD Quarterly Performances 18 Aug 2020

    Ms N Sharif (DA) asked about the sanitary pad project, and the KZN province. She asked what the current status is regarding the province’s unwillingness to give information on its processes.
  • NYDA Board vacancies: Recommendation & Committee Report 5 Aug 2020

    Ms N Sharif (DA) said that the Report did not give the geographical spread of the selected candidates, which made it difficult for her to assess those who were selected based on the selection criteria. She referred to a note in the qualification report, and asked if the sub-Committee had ...
  • DWYPD, CGE & NYDA Budget: Committee Reports 17 Jul 2020

    Ms N Sharif (DA) added to this point that mental health should also be inclusive of the boy child because young men also are faced with challenges and do not know how to handle them. Further, the constituency of the Department is inclusive of young men as well.
  • Commission for Gender Equality 2020/21 Special Adjustments Budget 15 Jul 2020

    Ms N Sharif (DA) gave her apology for being late due to load shedding which made internet access unstable. She commended Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) for its managing to maintain all targets included in the original Annual Performance Plan (APP) despite the R10 million budget reduction. She thought that ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 18 Dec 2019

    (1)With reference to access to health care by the transgender community, what is the (a) current process for and (b) budget allocated to hormone replacement and gender re-assignment surgery in Government hospitals; (2) whether there is a backlog in respect of hormone replacement and gender re-assignment surgery in Government ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 13 Dec 2019

    What measures is his department taking to assist the transgender community by speeding up the process of changing their sex designation legally?
  • Questions asked to the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities 6 Dec 2019

    With reference to her department’s mandate to champion the advancement of women’s socio-economic empowerment and the promotion of gender equality, what steps and/or programmes has her department undertaken in collaboration with other government departments, such as the Departments of Justice and Health the SA Police Service, to ...

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Plenary appearances

  • WEDNESDAY, 3 DECEMBER 2019 3 Dec 2019

    Government's role is to come here and tell us what the implementation plan is. Where is the money coming from and what are the timelines? Nothing else! We are tired of hearing rhetoric and words that mean nothing. The President said ... [Interjections.]

    THE DEPUTY SPEAKER: Hon members, hon members ...

  • WEDNESDAY, 3 DECEMBER 2019 3 Dec 2019

    The President said R1,6 billion will be allocated to the emergency response action plan but what he didn't tell us is that this is not new money. This is money that need to come from good graces of departmental heads and is not deliberately rig fenced for gender-based ...

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