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

FPB must reinstate 16LS classification rating on Inxeba – The Wound

FPB must reinstate 16LS classification rating on Inxeba – The Wound

By Gay Radio We demand the FPB reinstates the classification rating of 16LS to the film Inxeba – The Wound. Retrospectively slapping an X18 restriction on INXEBA (THE WOUND) is a nothing short of ludicrous. We demand that the previous age restriction of 16 be reinstated with immediate effect and that the film be freely […]

Cyril, the purple shall govern

Cyril, the purple shall govern

Dear Mr President, As you wound up your State of the Nation address (Sona) last Friday, I was at the Jo’burg Theatre watching South Africa’s inspirational production of The Color Purple, Alice Walker’sheart-rending story about Celie, a young woman who emerges triumphant after being brutalised by incest, marital rape and verbal abuse. I wished you […]

February 23, 2018 Themes: Feminism | Politics Programs: News

Mr President, please declare a feminist state!

Mr President, please declare a feminist state!

Johannesburg, 19 Feb: Gender Links (GL) has called on South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa to declare a feminist agenda and make the attainment of gender equality a key goal of his new administration. While the State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered on 16 February “showed promising signs, it made no specific reference to […]

February 19, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Creating lasting change: Social justice philanthropy

Social Justice Philanthropy Local social justice philanthropy and making social justice initiatives sustainable. Another priority is constutional rights education. The SJI connects philanthropists and social justice projects It promotes the responsible use of funds. It also identifies innovative social justice.

December 22, 2017 Themes: Human Rights Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Amarightza: Socio-economic justice for all- SEJA

Socio-economic justice for all Amarightza: Socio-economic justice for all is about human rights and responsibilities to each other. Amarightza covers the Bill of Rights in the South African Constitution. It is also aims to raise awareness of human rights. Finally, the goal is human dignity, equality, human rights and freedoms.

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Johannesburg 19 December: In a trailer for the African National Congress’ 54th conference, the eNCA news channel interviewed a broad spectrum of South Africans on what they know about Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma (NDZ), who lost narrowly to Cyril Ramaphosa in the race for president of South Africa’s ruling party this week. Almost all of them referred […]

December 21, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Protocol Programs: Gender & Governance | Women in Politics

Top Women Leaders

Standard Bank top women leaders and top gender empowered companies. This issue features Glenda Gray and Phumzile Mlambo Nguka. Sector overviews also include energy, health, education as well as finance and mining.

December 19, 2017 Themes: Business | Gender equality Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Lutheran action against gender based violence

Gender based violence is a human rights violation and a form of discrimination against another person based on gender. The church is not immune to the scourge of gender based violence. It can play a major role in shaping societal norms and behaviours and play a role in ending this scourge. The Evangelical Lutheran Church […]

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2017

Now in its ninth edition, the 2017 Barometer is the first assessment of the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol. Moving with the times, the Alliance has also expanded the two main yardsticks in the Barometer. Both the SADC Gender and Development Index (SGDI) and the Citizen Score Card (CSC) are longer. The Barometer includes many MERF […]

Africa in Fact: Looking East: The Asian model

This edition of Africa in Fact questions whether the Asian model can be transposed onto Africa. GGA promotes good governance in Africa and Africa in Fact publishes articles from writers across the continent. As Africa reduces its dependence on aid and foreign direct investment continues to flood in, Asian economies look attractive. They top the […]

South Africa


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