16 Days of Activism Campaigns

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Headline 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence Description Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is a politician and Executive Director of UN Women. Mlambo-Ngcuka speaking to the SABC News during the 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence, said the appointment of Danai Gurira as UN goodwill global ambassador was a welcome development in fighting GBV. […]

SABC 3: Police arrest serial killer and rapist – 14/01/2019

  Description Police believe they have arrested the serial killer and rapist who has been terrorising residents of eMbalenhle in Mpumalanga for the past four years. The latest victim, a 16 year-old-girl was raped and killed in November 2018. Her body was found tied just a few meters from the suspects’ home. The man in […]

SRHR News Service

SRHR News Service

During the Sixteen Days of Activism 2018 on the theme “Sixteen Days to Up Voice and Choice” GL put out a call for stories from the SADC region on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These stories can be found here.

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

By Graça Maria- 11 December 2018- A Gender Links em parceria com Município da vila de Mandlakazi promoveram um debate debate em volta do papel dos partidos políticos na promoção da equidade e igualdade vs análise da participação feminina nas últimas eleições autárquicas, decorridas no passado mês de Outubro. O evento aconteceu no ambito do […]

Moving from 16 Days to 365 Days of Action

Moving from 16 Days to 365 Days of Action

Johannesburg, 24 November: In 2018 the message is clearer than ever before: there is no Sixteen Day miracle for ending Gender Based Violence (GBV). From the start, Gender Links (GL)  has advocated Sixteen Days for Life – 365 Days of Action for ending Gender Violence. GL joins the world in commemorating Sixteen Days of Activism […]

November 25, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Justice

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

It’s the first day of the Sixteen Days of Activism and I am numb, replaying the story of Priscilla Musonda, and reading her book, “Stolen Childhood”, written in the USA, in semi-exile from her home country Zambia. A fortnight ago Musonda participated in the Zambia Voice and Choice workshop hosted by Women in Law Southern […]

November 25, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Justice

Lesotho: Domestic Violence Bill, hope to ending GBV

Lesotho: Domestic Violence Bill, hope to ending GBV

Maseru, 14 May: Lesotho is developing a Domestic Violence Bill 2018 in an endeavour to counter the rampant acts of Gender Based Violence (GBV) that have rocked the country. This comes after the previous bill was not enacted into law for many years. This bill has been discussed with relevant stakeholders including the Ministry of […]

CSW 62 opens, where are African young women?

CSW 62 opens, where are African young women?

New York, 12 March: The Commisson on the Status of Women (CSW62) kick started today in New York City, in the Unitewd States of America. Thousands of women from across the globe gathered during this annual meeting to discuss the status of women, take stock and share their experiences in advancing gender equality and womens […]

March 13, 2018 Themes: Reproductive health Programs: 16 Days of Activism 2008

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa Johannesburg, 01 December: HIV and AIDS has a great impact on society. The pandemic also has significant economic impact. South African youth especially young women are the most vulnerable and are at a high risk of contracting HIV. There are multiple of factors, which […]

December 1, 2017 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Aware | Health | HIV and AIDS | HIV/AIDS | Media | News | News

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