South Africa

Thoko-Mpumlwana Mbuyiselo Botha

Country Summary:

Board Members Thoko Mpumlwana
When registered 2011
Alliance Focal Network South African women in Dialogue (SAWID)
Government COEs 20 View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 15
Key partners South African women in Dialogue (SAWID)

Read more in the South Africa report.

South Africa Strategy 2016 – 2020



South Africa, 2012

September 8, 2016 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

Developmental Local Government in South Africa

A handbook for local councillors and community members The building blocks of developmental local government Planning tools for developmental local government Economic development and integrated planning Key performance indicators

Gender and Media directory 1999 – 2000

This is intended as a contact book for journalists and others working in the media to assist in creating a more gender sensitive representation of women

HIV/AIDS, Economics, and Governance in South Africa: key issues in understanding response: A review

The macro- economic impact of HIV and AIDS HIV and AIDS and democracy Issues of public policy  and administration Responses of non governmental and community organisations The economic impact of HIV in Africa The impact on industries and the workplace Cost of care and support Patents, pills and public policy

Media laws: South Africa

To provide for the classification of certain films and publications; to that end to provide for the establishment of a film and publication board and a film and publication review board; to repeal certain law; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Media monitoring project: keeping an eye on the campaign

Monitoring media coverage of the 16 days of activism: no violence against women and children campaign. There is a breakdown of sources by medium, an analysis of the journalists, what the stories are about and what the key messages were. There are also general observations and an analysis of You magazine as well as suggestions […]

Top Women in Business and Government

This issue contains the top 100 companies and a feature on Maria Ramos entitled “find out why Maria Ramos is banking on Africa”.  There are also articles on three South Africa global icons which include Phumzile Mlambo Nguka, Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma and Miriam Makeba as well as one on South Africa’s women ambassadors and and on […]

The status of women in the South African economy

Ensuring women’s full participation within the South African economy is essential if ideals of equity, prosperity and shared and inclusive growth are to be achieved. However, women around the world have historically faced numerous barriers to their engagement in the economy. These barriers reduce their employability, constrain their ability to participate on their own terms, […]

August 15, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence | Labour | Land Programs: Gender & Governance | Gender Justice

SA: Set to default on gender parity targets

SA: Set to default on gender parity targets

By Janine Hicks and Colleen Lowe Morna Despite a 3% increase in the number of women candidates fielded by political parties for the 2016 local elections, it seems inevitable that South Africa will fail to make significant progress in meeting its pledged commitment to making the 50/50 principle a reality. At best South Africa is […]

August 2, 2016 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

Learning Journey: Why I joined GL

I have always struggled with the question of inequality in our society. I have also detested any form of injustice whenever it occurred. I was raised in a community that was exposed to both inequality, injustice and violence. This violence was perpetuated by men against men, women and children in the community I lived in. […]

South Africa


Country ManagerMariatu Fonnah
Phone+27(0)11 029 0006/ +27(0)11 028 2410
Address9 Derrick Avenue, Cyrildene, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa