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50/50 Policy Brief Zimbabwe

50/50 Policy Brief Zimbabwe

The Policy Brief concerns women’s participation and representation in key decision-making structures at local and national levels in Zimbabwe and makes the case for urgent action to achieve gender parity at all levels of political desision-making. As the country gears up for the 2018 elections, due in the second half of the year, pressure is […]

April 23, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

Botswana: 50-50 missed in cabinet reshuffle

Botswana: 50-50 missed in cabinet reshuffle

By Gomolemo Rasesigo, Gaborone, 16 April: Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi Masisi missed the opportunity to make good on Botswana’s commitment to gender equality in his recent new cabinet, but had social media agog with his appointment of a young woman to the post of Investment Trade and Industry. Masisi is Botswana’s fifth president. The women’s […]

April 18, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Advocacy - 50/50 Campaign | Gender & Governance

The Girl From Serpally

The Girl From Serpally

Jayanti Buruda, recipient of the first NWMI (2017-18), describes her challenging journey from a village in the remote Malkangiri district of Odisha to becoming the first Adivasi girl to study and become a journalist. She feels the NWMI Fellowship recognised her potential and allowed her to follow her dream. My name is Jayanti Buruda. I […]

April 11, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Media

SA: Madikizela-Mandela`s struggle for equality

SA: Madikizela-Mandela`s struggle for equality

By Fanuel Hadzizi Johannesburg, 10 April: South Africa mourns the death of Winnie Madikizela Mandela who is widely regarded as the mother of the nation. It is important to reflect on the life that she shared with us. She was a strong, intelligent, powerful, independent and popular woman. Unfortunately for her, these are some among […]

April 10, 2018 Themes: Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

South Africa: Dear Mambo, Mam’ Winnie is no more

South Africa: Dear Mambo, Mam’ Winnie is no more

Dear Mambo, This week has been a very sad week for me because as of Monday, Mam’ Winnie is no more… I want to write to you Mambo because you are too young now to understand, but when you are older, I hope you will, that I needed to write this- woman to woman. We […]

April 9, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Women in Politics

South Africa: More than just Mandela’s ex wife

South Africa: More than just Mandela’s ex wife

By Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 6 April: As South Africa mourns the passing of veteran and anti-apartheid legend Winnie Madikizela-Mandela varying narratives of her roles in society as a freedom fighter, politician, a leader, a woman and mother have emerged in the media. An ENCA trailer when the news broke out called her the hero or […]

April 6, 2018 Themes: Feminism | Media | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance | Gender & Media

Maputo- Report Card

COE Report Card Stage Description        Date      Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 03 October 2012 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 03 October 2013 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop V Action planning workshop Agosto de 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

April 5, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Manhica- Report Card

COE Report Card Stage Description        Date      Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 07 June 2011 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 07 June 2011 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop V Action planning workshop Agosto de 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

April 5, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Macia- Report Card

COE Report Card Stage Description        Date      Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 07 June 2011 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 07 June 2011 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop V Action planning workshop Agosto de 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

April 5, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Xai-Xai- Report Card

COE Report Card Stage Description        Date      Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 07 June 2011 Buy In Report II Situation analysis 07 June 2011 Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development IV Inception workshop V Action planning workshop Agosto de 2012 Action Planing VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

April 5, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance