Country summary

Board Member Emily May Brown
Staff Members Fabian Sampaya – Manager                                                      Veronika Haimbili – Officer
When registered 2012
Alliance focal network NANGOF/Alliance
Government COEs 36
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Media COEs 1
Key partners Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare; Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN); The Namibian Association of Local Authority Officers (NALAO); Polytechnic of Namibia (PON); and Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders (AMICAALL).

Watch the video on progress made in gender equality in the region

Read more in the Namibia country report.

NAMIBIA Strategy 2016 – 2020

Namibia: The Mariental Municipality Embark on ‘Lets use our resources wisely project’

Council accept and adopted the COE concept and sign memorandum of understanding. Councillors as politicians are supporting the staff for gender mainstreaming in local authority. Councillors, staff and community trained in all stages. The aim is to get people to realize how important their care for Mother Nature truly is, and what can be done […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Otavi Women in Textile

It is a textile project aimed at promoting t and uplifting the lively wood of women in Otavi of which most of them are single mother. This women sit with children and grant children without any means of income however, they have a massive talent in tailoring, arts and craft which was not utilize. This […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Oshikuku Town Council promotes Climate Change

Oshikuku is one of the towns that are hard hit during flooding every year in country. Houses, animals, business premises, trading zones for women and schools are not spared. Food and provision of access to medication become a challenge for the residents of this town. Water and sanitation is another issue women had to deal […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Business | Economics | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Ministry of Health And Social Services promote Health Assistant

As a health assistant in my small village (Berseba), i have learned that health and social welfare enlistment, capacity building and networking with different line Ministries and organisations is of great empowerment and upliftment. These program which has been initiated by the Namibian Ministry Of Health And Social Services focuses on home based health education […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Kharas Young Women Alliance promotes  Governance- 50/50 Young Woman Leadership

The 50/50 Youth Leadership is not bound or limited to a specific objective but to a vast and broader focus which aims for the greater good. We believe that any empowerment, especially women empowerment has a positive ripple effect in her surroundings. The reason why this is a good practice is because we need to […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Kavetu Arandis Community Gymnasium

The gym has a program that helps new trainees to excel by using peers that already went through the beginner training to train and mentor them to reach their goals more efficiently. The gym is one of few that incorporate Women football, Track and field , and Gymnastics as part of the program. It keeps […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Children | Education | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Improve access to Treatment Care & Support in Henties Bay

There is Leadership Commitment in realising a healthy community; The Henties Bay Town has now an Ambulance officially handed over by the Chairperson of the Erongo Regional Council Hon. Hafeni Ndemula. The fact that our leaders are involved from the regional, constituency and local level shows that this is a good practice in terms of […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Press release: Namibia launching #SheDecidesSADC

Press release: Namibia launching #SheDecidesSADC

Windhoek 10 August: Gender activists from around the region will launch the tenth edition of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer and the #SheDecidesSADC campaign at Hage Lodge on 13 August, ahead of the Heads of State Summit. “For every step forward on gender equality we have witnessed a step backwards,” noted GL CEO and co-editor of […]

Namibia: Wilhelmina Malapi

“bring change and to improve our livelihood” During my first meeting with Gender Links I was impressed by the enthusiasm and willingness of the facilitator, who was a man, to help us bring change and improve our lives. It was strange for me that a stranger will come to us and learn us how to […]

July 16, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia – Oshakati Town Council

Oshakati is a town that has a population of about 37,000 in the Oshana Region of Namibia. It is the regional capital and was officially established in July 1966. The council is currently working towards implementing policies that will help with the reduction of gender-based violence (GBV) within the community. There are seven councillors within […]



Country ManagerFabian Sampaya
Phone00264 81 3625989
Address13 Storch Street Windhoek, Namibia