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Country Summary:

Board Members Marta Cumbi
Staff Members Alice Banze and Raul Manhisse
When registered 2011
Alliance focal network Mozambique – Forum Mulher

Angola – Plataforma Mulher em Acção

Government COEs 19
View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 12
Key partners Ministry of Gender, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of State Administration, Ministry of Health, National Municipality Association, Forum Mulher, Plataforma Mulher em Acção, Mozambican Parliament, WLSA, Oxfam, MASC, DIALOGO, Local women’s Associations, Diakonia, We-Effect, COEs Local Government, Entrepreneurship Councils, Media Houses

Read more in the Mozambique county report.

Mozambique Strategy 2016 – 2020

Justice is served in Mozambique

Justice is served in Mozambique

Johannesburg, 7 March 2017: Gender Links (GL) joins in celebrating the victory of Josina Machel won in a recent high profile domestic violence case against her ex-boyfriend which left her blind in one eye. Although the perpetrator was given a suspended sentence and still wishes to appeal it, this is a bold statement that all […]

March 7, 2017 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice

Socio economic costs of violence against women in Mozambique

Gender violence causes harm to society and the state. This study presents the socio-economic costs of violence against women within the family and the society, with the aim of documenting the process of calculating those socio-economic costs of violence against women in Mozambique, producing recommendations that should be taken into account when planning, budgeting and […]

Outras Vozes

Articles on a male history of sexuality and the resolution of cases of domestic violence as well as looking at justice through a feminist perspective and the psychological effect of violence against women. There is a communique on the attempts to control women’s clothing as a way to control HIV and an opinion piece on […]


Photo Fact file Country Mozambique Province/Region Gaza, Chibuto Baseline score  – 2011  42 Latest score – 2015 51 Population 81,454 Number of women councillors  1 Number of men councillors  5 Joined the COE programme  2011 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2015 Chibuto a urban council is the found in Chibuto district in Mozambique. It has […]

August 24, 2016 Themes: Advertising | Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

GL@15: A Luta Continua e a Victória é Certa!

Mozambique is one of the countries where women and girls are still facing challenges due to social and traditional norms that prevent them from realising their rights. Although funding from traditional donors is shrinking due to the impact of the financial crisis, Mozambique is a promising country because of the discovery of mineral resources that […]

Mandlakazi COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 16 June 2011 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 17 June 2011 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop 13 April 2011 Inception V Action planning workshop Setember 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of […]

July 24, 2016 Themes: Governance Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Namaacha report card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 07 June 2011 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 07 June 2011 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop     V Action planning workshop Agosto de 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of action […]

July 23, 2016 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Learning Journey: Learning by doing is linked to doing with heart and love.

“Meanwhile these three remain: faith, hope and love; and the greatest of these is love.” Organizing the national summit without knowing what it really meant, as well the dimension of the event, was almost impossible – but after the summit, receiving compliments from HQ congratulating me on the wonderful event, was quite amazing I am […]

May 31, 2016 Themes: Education Programs: News

Learning Journey: The more challenging things are, the more learning is built

The secret of a success is passion and knowledge. No matter how challenging things can be if there is passion and knowledge about that specific issue you will get there slowly but surely. I am specifically talking about my professional work at Gender Links (GL), from rebuilding the office to fundraising and getting the Lusophone […]

May 9, 2016 Themes: Governance | Local Government Programs: News

Gloria da Rosa

Gloria da Rosa

I am Gloria da Rosa, 20 years old, I am using my mother’s Surname because I never knew my father. When I was born, my mother was divorced from my father and he never came looking for me. I started to live with my grandmother from the time I was 3 years old because it […]

March 22, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence | Human Rights Programs: Gender Justice


Country ManagerAlice Banze
Phone00 258 214 04923
AddressAv. Ahmed Sekou Touré, 3025, Maputo, Moçambique