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

Launch of SA Government local elections report

6 December In August 2016 South Africans went to the polls for local elections that left the ruling African National Congress reeling. But what has changed for women? Gender Links, South African Women in Dialogue, the South African Local Government Association and the European Union will launch an audit of Gender in the 2016 South […]

December 1, 2016 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

Public giving and why it matters in ending GBV

By Debbie Harrison Yesterday was giving Tuesday – this day is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Seventy one countries participated in Giving Tuesday with $116.5 […]

November 30, 2016 Themes: Economic violence | Emotional violence | Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice

Empowering women and ending violence!

By Anne Hilton Gender Links  was last week on Friday at the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism announced as the winner of the Mail and Guardian 2016 Investing in the Future Awards for Job Creation and Enterprise Development. The awards which seeks to shine the spotlight on the often unsung contributions made by […]

November 30, 2016 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice

Shedding new light on the Sixteen Days of Activism by Colleen Lowe Morna

Shedding new light on the Sixteen Days of Activism                                                                                                                          by Colleen Lowe Morna

25 November: Déjà vu. It’s a familiar sensation at this time of year, as we wade through the gruesome statistics on gender violence in readiness for the Sixteen Days of Activism that runs from 25 November (International Day of No Violence Against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day). It should not be so in […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Intersecting oppression – locating gender within #FeesMustFall

In debunking the politics of gender and oppression as a reflection of broader systemic violence within society; it is imperative not to privilege one oppression over another. When one engages with #FeesMustFall (FMF) as a body located outside of the movement; one is rarely ever confronted with the question of gender from an intersectional standpoint. […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Education Programs: Gender Justice | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

South Africa: Ntomboxolo Mrubata

South Africa: Ntomboxolo Mrubata

The most memorable experience as part of the training is Phase 2. I have learned a lot of how to do business plan and how to sell or market my business and also communication. Skill, compete and to select a good location for my business. I joined training in 2015, I only attended phase 2 […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Choekoe Rejoyce Motlabaile

South Africa: Choekoe Rejoyce Motlabaile

My first day attending Gender Links workshops was so difficult because I was one of the victims. I thought I did not have any problem but at the end of the Gender Links’ workshop I discovered that I have a problem. I was heartbroken and I cried. They asked us to write our own stories. […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Zikhethele: use the law to end domestic violence

This book was written to empower women who are victims of domestic violence to use the Act and other legal options to protect themselves. Information about the law and legal rights is one of the first steps in empowering victims/survivors of domestic violence. The information in this booklet is intended to assist the survivors to […]

Gender and racism: Double jeopardy for women

Race issues challenge fundamental issues of identity and beliefs. When race and gender intersect, there is a need for caution so all race groups are included.  This booklet contains papers on: The impact of apartheid on black women in South Africa which looks at the overlapping systems of oppression and another entitled Asian women caught […]



South Africa, March 2011

September 22, 2016 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance
South Africa


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