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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, […]

Madagascar: Ranaivosonina Verosoa Patricia

Madagascar: Ranaivosonina Verosoa Patricia

This is the first time I have the opportunity to talk about what I have suffered. I have told my former friend and my husband, but talking to either of them could not heal my heartbreak except Gender Links, for which I thank God; and I still pray God that some woman will meet Gender […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Heliarivelo Mampianina

Madagascar: Heliarivelo Mampianina

I have enjoyed this training because I was shy, now I have become quite self-confident and talkative, enjoying going to cyber-café; I have never used a computer, but now I have an e-mail address, I can write and communicate with SMS. The training we attended started in June 2014; we had to write our story […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Rakotoarivelo Andresse Nathalie

Madagascar: Rakotoarivelo Andresse Nathalie

I gained a lot of information from Gender Links training and  I even made had new friends with whom I got on very well.  I was selected to attend the national summit in Antananarivo, at Hôtel Colbert which is one of the most famous and biggest hotels in Antananarivo. The training began in July 2014. […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Rahelibenja Harisoa Mamy Tiana Yvonne

Madagascar: Rahelibenja Harisoa Mamy Tiana Yvonne

I was a victim of domestic violence. I have three children. My husband gave me did not see me as an important person and did whatever he wanted to. This is what I endured for ten years. I wanted to react but I wasn’t able to because I thought it was my fate and I […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Rahelibenja Harisoa Mamy Tiana Yvonne

Madagascar: Rahelibenja Harisoa Mamy Tiana Yvonne

I was a victim of domestic violence. I have three children. My husband gave me did not see me as an important person and did whatever he wanted to. This is what I endured for ten years. I wanted to react but I wasn’t able to because I thought it was my fate and I […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Sylvanna Marie Anita Razafindranoro

Madagascar: Sylvanna Marie Anita Razafindranoro

My name is Razafindranoro Sylvanna Marie Anita, I am 26 years old, I am a mother and I have a fiancé. I was already quite grown up when my mother took care of me and we suffered from violence perpetrated by my mother’s husband, my stepfather. There were blows and threats, and he attempted to […]

April 26, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Name of article:  Bleak future faces children raised in pubs Name of Publication: Malawi News Date: April 25-May 1, 2016 Country: Malawi Genre: Newspaper article GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Portrayal Theme: sex worker The story is about some commercial sex workers in Mzuzu who are raising their children in pubs to earn a living. […]

Madagascar: Marie Jeannette

Madagascar: Marie Jeannette

I am Marie Jeannette and I live in the town of Toamasina. I married a man who was chosen by my mother even though, I loved someone else. Everything went well in the household until I gave birth to our first child. Then, my husband started to threaten me and didn’t give money. This situation […]

April 25, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Madagascar: Klert Emilienne

Madagascar: Klert Emilienne

My name is Klert Emilienne and I live in the town of Toamasina. I grew up with my grand-mother because my parents had financial problems. She did her best to send me to school but I had to drop out because she could no longer afford my school fees. I helped her to earn a […]

April 25, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice