Lesotho

  

Country Summary:

Board Member Rethabile Pholo
Staff Members Manteboheleng Mabetha and Ntolo Lekau
When registered 2011
Alliance focal network Women in Law Southern Africa (WLSA-Lesotho)
Government COEs 50
View the Centres of Excellence in Lesotho
Media COEs 8
Key partners Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship, Women in Law Southern Africa (WLSA), EU, UNFPA, UNDP, Lesotho Council of NGOs.

Read more in the attached country report.

Lesotho Strategy Plan 2016 – 2020 


 

Lesotho: Makhoarane A08 Council

Makhoarane council is situated in Morija area in the Maseru districts. When the council started with the COE process the councillors were blind to gender mainstreaming. To date the council has worked very hard to mainstream gender in their policies and overall council and community activities. The council has put in place a number of […]

Lesotho: Likila Council

When the Likila started with the COE process, the Councillors were blind to gender mainstreaming. To date, the council has worked very hard to mainstream gender in their policies and overall council and community activities. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist of […]

Lesotho: Khoelenya Communilty Council

Khoelenya Council will be the fourth council working with Gender Links in the district of Mohale’s Hoek. The council has in many instances approached the District gender officer wanting to become a COE and they thought it is about time that they also work with gender eye and make difference in their communities. The have […]

Lesotho: Hlotse Urban Council

Hlotse Urban council is located in the Leribe district and is a very important market town in Lesotho. It is situated on the Hlotse River, near the South African border. The town was founded in 1876 by a British missionary, Reverend John Widdicombe. It was a colonial center until Lesotho gained its independence. The council […]

Lesotho: Tsoelikana Council

Tsoelikana Community Council is found in the rural area called Tsoelike in the Qacha’s Nek district. The council joined the COE in 2010. When the COE process was first introduced to the councilors in Tsoelikana gender as a concept was foreign to the. To date the council has worked very hard to mainstream gender in their […]

Lesotho: Ts’ana Talana Council

The Ts’ana Talana Council is found at the lowlands of the country, about 20km from the district of Mafeteng town and 70km from the capital city of Lesotho, The council has got 14 councillors, 5 women and 9. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district […]

Lesotho: Thaba Mokhele Community Council

Thaba Mokhele Community Council is in Mpharane village Mohale’s Hoek Province in Lesotho. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist of 7 male councilors and 14 female councilors. The council aims to expand its percentage of female councilors from 67. The Mayor, as […]

Lesotho: Tenesolo Community Council

The Tenesolo community council is about 80 kilometers north of Thaba-Tseka town in Lesotho. The council is the 4th council to join COE in the district of Thaba-Tseka. The council is also part of the 10th councils doing the entrepreneurship program. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its […]

Lesotho: Semonkong Urban Council

Semonkong urban Council is situated deep in the mountains of Lesotho in the district of Maseru. It is about 100km from the capital city. It is a peri-urban and has been made the urban council after the 2011 Local Government Elections. It is the area which attracts many tourists because of its beautiful scenery and […]

Lesotho: Phuthiatsana D05 Community Council

Phuthiatsana Community Council is found in the district of Berea, has joined COE process in 2015 and has completed 10 stages. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist of 6 male councillors and 9 female councillors. The council aims to expand its percentage […]

Lesotho

Office

Country ManagerManteboheleng Mabetha
Phone00 266 22 316 755
Emaillesmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressGender Links Lesotho,LNDC Kingsway Mall,Block C, 4th floor, Room 421 Development House