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

Commission on Gender Equality: National Gender and Media Symposium

The theme of the national symposium held in Gauteng on the 14 May 1999 was Gender, Politics and the Media. It was intended as a critical analysis of the treatment of women politicians in the South African media. The panel discussions included women politicians and the media; guidelines for reporting and gender and politics.  

September 20, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Media | Politics Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

An analysis of selected press coverage of violence against women: Appendix

An appendix to the Media Monitoring Project’s analysis of press coverage of violence against women with research undertaken by the University of the Orange Free State

Basic Journalism

A draft of the M & G Good Journalism Guides with chapters on finding the story, research and organising your writing as well as the laws and ethics associated with journalism

September 19, 2016 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

A case study analysing the media coverage of the ‘Baby Tsepang’ rape case

Prepared by the Media Monitoring Project for Gender Links, based on the brief to specifically analyse the way in which key factors in the case were represented by the press and to identify themes emerging from the case. Many questions about the role of the media in this case were raised. The case study perpetuates […]

Everyday heroes: Building a caring society together

This series of engaging and educational cartoon stories raises awareness of the Victim Empowerment Programme. The booklet consists of six episodes: Episode 1 Domestic Violence Episode 2: human Trafficking Episode 3: Abuse of persons with disabilities Episode 4: Abuse of older persons Episode 5: Sexual abuse Episode 6: Child sexual abuse  

Values, education and democracy: School-based research report: Opening pathways for dialogue

This report outlines the findings of school-based research exploring the way that educators, learners and parents think and talk about values in education.The study affirms previous research that claims that the process of rebuilding the post-independent state must reach to values and a decolonisation of the mind.Without purposeful intervention the state is conceding to colonial […]

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

South Africa


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