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

Values, education and democracy

The promotion of the values of equity, tolerance, multilingualism, openness, accountability, social honour in schooling is the central argument of this report of the Working Group on Values in Education. These values derive from the Consititution and educational philosophy and are influential in determining the national character to which South Africa as a democracy aspires. […]

September 16, 2016 Themes: Children | Education | Human Rights Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Durban lesbian and gay community and health centre: Gender, HIV and AIDS analysis

This report looks at the work of the Durban Lesbian and Gay Community Health Centre which strives for the transformation of the LGBT community and a more healthy and equitable socuiety through a strategic focus on rights and healthy sexual relationships. There is an analysis of current research and theory about HIV and AIDS and […]

HIV/AIDS and the South African Media: Workplace policies and programmes

This exploratory study was designed to provide data as to whther South African media institutions have responded to the need to develop corporate policies to limit the impact of HIV and AIDS and to protect the rights of employees living with HIV and AIDS. The research findings are supplemented by a set of basic recommendations […]



South Africa, May 2016



Lesotho, June 2007

What’s news: perspectives on HIV/AIDS in the South African Media

The findings of this project include: The advocacy role of the media vis a vis HIV AIDS reporting Perceptions of present coverage Representing people with HIV and AIDS Constraints to improved reporting Potential interventions in coverage  

September 12, 2016 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Human Rights | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Manifesto on values, education and democracy

This document is an attempt at fleshing out an idea of moulding people from diverse origins into one, as well as cultural practices and languages into one, within a democratic framework that can absorb and mediate conflicts without oppression and injustice. It is a call to all to embrace the spirit of a democratic non-racial […]

September 12, 2016 Themes: Education | Human Rights Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Women’s business matters in South Africa

A good practice guide for providers of training, advice and financial assistance to women business owners. The guide looks at the nature of women’s business and addresses gender specific problems as well as access to training and the design of training courses and individual business counselling.

Report of the democracy, human rights and gender equality consultative meeting

The Public protector, South African Human Rights Commission and Commission on Gender Equality are all Chapter 9 institutions that should collaborate an work with each other. This is a report of the consultative meeting held between the institutions to explore ways of enhancing a human rights culture and supporting democracy.

Women and the law: Conference report

The law society of South Africa was a major milestone in uniting the attorney’s profession. This focused on integration on the basis of achieving equity on racial grounds. Transformation with regard to gender was gradually placed on the agenda and the LSSA Gender Committee has approached the transformation of the attorney’s profession with urgency,. The […]

South Africa


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