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: *Xoliswa Mahlalo

South Africa: *Xoliswa Mahlalo

I have been abused by my boyfriend for 15 years, I was staying with him and he would leave me in the middle of the night to go to other women and when he come back in the morning if I asked him where did he go would hit me and he would not give […]

April 28, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Migration and body politics: a study of migrant women workers in Belleville, Cape Town

Migration has become very prominent in South Africa, and unlike most countries on the continent, it is an extremely prominent destinations for migrants. The country attracts migrants because there is a common perception that there are better economic opportunities, jobs and living conditions within South Africa. Countries like Zimbabwe, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, […]

Media

Media

South Africa, April 2016

April 13, 2016 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

South Africa: Matzikama

South Africa: Matzikama

Matzikama, South Africa, 22 March, 2016: My first encounter with Gender Links was last year in 2014, I was informed by the Municipality that there would be a workshop that would be taking place and it was hosted by the council and facilitated by Gender Links. I was very reluctant to attend this, however I […]

April 12, 2016 Themes: Economics Programs: Entrepreneurship

Botswana: Totanang Gasemodimo

Botswana: Totanang Gasemodimo

In the year 2013 I started the programme with Gender Links and have attended all the 3 seminars that were held in my area. I learned a lot of stuff such as how to run a business, save money for the business and also how to grow my business. To date I am running my […]

April 11, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Thenjiwe Chakala

South Africa: Thenjiwe Chakala

I joined the Gender forum in Emfuleni through the gender coordinator whom appointed us as ward committee members. Through the gender forum meetings, we were introduced to Gender Links and the l stories workshops. In one of the workshops facilitated by Ntombi, she noticed that there were a lot of painful untold stories amongst the […]

April 10, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Botswana: *Lindiwe

Botswana: *Lindiwe

The workshops have helped me a lot and I am now relieved of the burden I was carrying partly by writing my I story about our personal experiences. Meeting with other women helped me a lot especially with the problems that I was facing. This made me realize that my problem is minor compared to […]

April 8, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Thobeka Mzizi

South Africa: Thobeka Mzizi

 Most memorable experience as part of the training, is when we were doing our “I stories workshop” as it was an eye opener. I learn to open up not to hold any hatred towards. I have met with lots of women who have been through so much suffering in their lives. I joined the Gender […]

April 8, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: *Mary

South Africa: *Mary

When I joined the Gender Links training I was a member of the ward committee.  I joined the Gender Links programme last year and attended all three phases, most of which were very helpful. Educating us on entrepreneurship and being able to take charge of our lives and manage a business was very helpful. My […]

April 8, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Makoena Khoeli

South Africa: Makoena Khoeli

My name is Makoena and I started attending training by Gender Links in August 2014.  From this time my life has changed. When I heard and learned about gender issues that happen every day in our lives, I realised that sometimes I am not the only one who goes through problems in my life. I […]

April 8, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice
South Africa

Office

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