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 


 

Thaba-Tseka Urban Council Institutional Profile

Thaba-Tseka Urban Council Institutional Profile

In 2010, the Thaba-Tseka Urban Council became a Centre of Excellence for Gender Mainstreaming in Local Government. It has been 2 years since the relationship with GL started, and over the course of these 2 years, the Thaba-Tseka Urban Council has made a 30% jump in their progress score from when the first scorecard was administered to the current 2013 score of 65%. The initial baseline score was 35%. The progress is evident in the number of female representatives in the council.

Lesotho: Economic empowerment initiatives changing women’s lives

Lesotho: Economic empowerment initiatives changing women’s lives

Maseru, 13 May: Sophia Mohapi, CEO of Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) -Lesotho, scooped the Country Commitment Award in Washington DC last week for her efforts in facilitating large-scale partnerships to promote economic growth in Lesotho. The awards took place at the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) 2013 Forum on Global Development: The Power of Partnerships.
MCA À“ Lesotho is implementing a $362.5 million Compact signed between the Government of Lesotho and the United States Government through the MCC, which is an independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty.
So far MCA À“ Lesotho has not only achieved tremendous progress in the implementation of the Compact, in the areas of water, health and private sector development, but also gender and economic empowerment. In partnership with the Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation and Lesotho’s Gender Equality in Economic Rights programme, the MCA jointly established the Federation of Lesotho Women Entrepreneurs (FLWE) in February this year.

SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Lesotho News

SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Lesotho News

The first ever Lesotho SADC Gender Protocol Summit gave renewed impetus to the drive towards reaching gender equality in the country. The summit which took place at the Lesotho Sun Hotel in Maseru on March 18 – 19 2013, closed with resounding shouts of – “2015, Yes we Must! The SADC Gender Protocol @ Work”.

SADC Gender Protocol 2012 Barometer 2012 Lesotho

SADC Gender Protocol 2012 Barometer 2012 Lesotho

The 2012 Lesotho Gender Protocol Barometer is the fourth annual tracking report of country’s performance against the 28 targets of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development set for 2015

First Lesotho Gender Summit ends on a high note

The first ever Lesotho SADC Gender Protocol Summit closed at the Lesotho Sun Hotel in Maseru on March 19 2013, with resounding shouts of – “2015, Yes we Must! The SADC Gender Protocol at Work”.

Lesotho Gender Summit 2013 – documents

Lesotho Gender Summit 18 -19 March 2013 Download documents below.

March 21, 2013

Lesotho Gender Summit 2013 Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Name Title / Institution Presentation Bonyane Motokoa MOKHOTLONG THEATER CLUB Download Khotso Mpesi THE YOUNG HEROES Download Lintle E. Letsika Dynamic Women’s Club Download ‘Malironts’o Mokaeane HLEOHENG Centre for affected and infected people with HIV and AIDS Download Mamello Morrison Sea Point Support Group Download Mpho Nts’aba Tsepong Counselling Centre Download Nkhanti Elias Letsosa Mabote […]

March 21, 2013 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Reproductive health

Lesotho Gender Summit 2013 – Local Government COEs

Name Title / Institution Presentation Malefetsane Khuto Mashaleng Community Council Download Masekoati Masupha Senekane Community Council Download Mokoetsi Moroka Makhoarane A08 Community Council Download Molefe Kali Thaba Tseka Urban Council Download Molibeli Ntlaba Likila Community Council Download Matete Naha Tsoelikana Community Council Download Nyoloho Chobokoane Ramapepe Community Council Download Palesa Mokotjo Ts’ana-Talana Community Council Download […]

March 21, 2013 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho Gender Summit 2013 Leadership

Name Title / Institution Presentation Manoosi Khetsi Likila Community Council Download Thato Mokuena Senekane Community Council Download TIEANG SEFALIHETSI TS’ANA-TALANA COMMUNITY COUNCIL Download  

March 21, 2013 Themes: Local Government

Lesotho Gender Summit 2013 – Media

Name Media House Presentation Billy MacDonald Ntaote Public Eye Newspaper Download Keiso Mohloboli Informative Newspaper Download Kholu Qhobela People’s Choice Radio Download Maabia Pea Leskings Production Download Majara Molupe Informative Newspaper Download Neo Ramarou MOAFRIKA Community Broadcasting Services Download Nthabiseng Mokapela People’s Choice FM Download Thapelo Mabote Business Edge Newspaper Download  

March 21, 2013 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Media - Centres of Excellence
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