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Quatre Bornes Municipal Council COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 28 July 2012 February 2013 Buy-In report Scorecard II Situation analysis Situation Analysis report III SADC Protocol on gender and development 17 November 2010 Village workshop report IV Inception workshop 15-16 November 2010 COE workshop report V Action planning workshop VI […]

Beau Bassin/ Rose Hill COE report card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Score Card Institutional Profile II Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development 20 March 2011 IV Inception workshop  2011  Workshop Report V Action planning workshop 17-18 March 2011 GBV Action Plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

Black River District Council COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 8 June 2010 II Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development 27 May 2011 IV Inception workshop 15-16 September 2010 Stage 3 Report Stage 5 Report Stage 9 Verification Report V Action planning workshop GBV Action Plan VI Adoption […]

Women’s Month: Demanding action & results

Women’s Month: Demanding action & results

Johannesburg, 3 August: This August, Gender Links (GL) joins South Africa in commemorating Women’s Month under the theme “The Year of OR Tambo: Women united in moving South Africa forward.”  Every  year South Africa sets aside the month of August not only to celebrate Women’s Month, National Women’s Day, but also to pay tribute to […]

Women’s representation in Lesotho Govt recedes

Women’s representation in Lesotho Govt recedes

Maseru, 4 August: Women’s representation in Lesotho’s parliament dropped by two-percentage points from 25% to 23% after the June 2017 National Assembly Elections. Out of the 120 seats, only 27 are held by women as compared to 2015 when women held 30 seats. The cabinet representation of women has remained the same for both 2015 […]

August 4, 2017 Themes: Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Feminism- the time is now!

Feminism- the time is now!

By Colleen Lowe Morna Mbabane, 19 July: It is wonderful to be back at Waterford/ Kamhlaba, my alma mater, forty years later. The fact that we are having a debate here today on African feminism, during Waterford’s third Africa Week, held under the banner “Unscrambling Africa” speaks volumes on how far we have come on […]

August 4, 2017 Themes: Feminism Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

GL Thanksgiving Dinner

August 4, 2017 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender based violence

Women entrepreneurial skills not fully supported

Women entrepreneurial skills not fully supported

By Melody Kandare Johannesburg, 18 July: While on a work assignment to administer monitoring and evaluation questionnaires on the progress of the SADC protocol on gender and development in Midvaal one of Gauteng’s town I was disappointed to see the struggles of local women entrepreneurship. It made me realise that entrepreneurship policies are not fully […]

Gender equality was close to Mandela’s heart

Gender equality was close to Mandela’s heart

By Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 18 July:Today the world celebrates the life of one of the world’s most iconic figures Nelson Mandela. This year we celebrate Mandela Day under the theme “Action against poverty”. Mandela Day presents a great opportunity to revisit commitments made to advancing gender equality. Mandela believed “Freedom cannot be achieved unless women […]

GMDC Delegate

July 21, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)