16 Days of Activism 2015

Botswana: Bitterness is gone

I am a 54 year old, married in 1992. I had four boys in the marriage and divorced in 2003. I looked down upon myself and had nothing to do until I met Gender Links (GL) and they educated us on abuse and how to move from being a victim to being a survivor.

November 8, 2016 Themes: Emotional violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism 2015 | Gender Justice

News from 16 Days of Activism 2015

OPINION PIECE Wednesday 25 November: International Day of no Violence Against Women Searching my soul this Sixteen Days Demanding zero tolerance for violence against women Thursday 26 November: Safety in Schools Bullying threatens safety in schools Safety in schools, a walk down memory lane Harmful cultural practices undermine girl’s education Friday 27 November: Diverse Gender […]

16 Days of activism 2015 South Africa and Regional

16 Days of activism 2015 South Africa and Regional

Over three quarters (77%) of women in Limpopo; 51% of women in Gauteng; 39% of women in the Western Cape and 37% of women in KwaZulu Natal report experiencing some form of violence.

Cyber dialogues schedule and instructions

Please note: Cyber dialogues are held at 13h00 South Africa time. Please see below for country specific times. Days on which there will be no cyber dialogues are not included in the schedule.

International Human Rights Day

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December 9, 2015 Programs: 16 Days of Activism 2015 | Gender Justice

Justice has been served

Gender Links joins fellow activists in welcoming the news today that Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide charge has been over turned into a murder charge. This is a bold statement during this Sixteen Days of Activism that men cannot get away with the murder of their intimate partners.

16 Days of activism 2015 Botswana

16 Days of activism 2015 Botswana

Botswana is one of the six SADC countries that have conducted a Violence Against Women Baseline Study.

16 Days of activism 2015 Namibia

16 Days of activism 2015 Namibia

ACTIVITIES: (Themes in red are internationally recognised days)               ACTIVITY VENUE AND TIME SPEAKERS/ ANCHORS “I” STORIES OR FIRST HAND ACCOUNT FACT SHEET/ RESEARCH OPINION PIECE Thursday 19 November: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day         Economic Justice Policy brief   Tuesday 17 November The village council of Berseba […]

16 Days of activism 2015 Lesotho

16 Days of activism 2015 Lesotho

The Violence Against Women Baseline Study has now been conducted in six SADC countries including Lesotho (Botswana, Mauritius, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe).

Ending violence starts with empowering women

Ending violence starts with empowering women

Each year, the world observes the Sixteen Days of Activism from 25 November, International Day of Violence Against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.