Advocacy

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

Press release: SADC NGOs call for safe & legal abortion

Press release: SADC NGOs call for safe & legal abortion

Johannesburg, 27 September 2018: On 28 September, International Day of Safe Abortion, organisations across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will join hands to demand safe abortion for women as part of a broader “voice and choice” campaign. Gender Links, SAfAIDS and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance the will launch a campaign for access to […]

September 27, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Reproductive health Programs: Advocacy | Gender Justice

Tanzania: 9 winners awarded at Gender and News Summit

Tanzania: 9 winners awarded at Gender and News Summit

Dar es Salaam, 25 August: The Tanzania Gender and News Summit attended by over 150 people and hosted by UN Women together with its technical partners Gender Links and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation came to a celebratory close last night with the Summit Awards commending journalists in Tanzania for gender aware […]

August 25, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards Programs: Advocacy | Gender & Media

Tanzania: Govt has measures to achieve gender equality

Tanzania: Govt has measures to achieve gender equality

By Khalila Abdul and Yusuf Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 24 August: The Tanzania government has put in place several measures in a quest to achieve gender equality by 2030. Speaking at the Gender and News Summit Minister of Constitution and Legal Affairs, Professor Palamagamba Kabudi urged people to reflect on how far the country has […]

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

By Yusufu Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 23 August : The 2018 Gender and News Summit which started  in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on today  has shown that the media in the country still has a herculean task in promoting womens voices in and through the media. Presenting the statistics on that first-ever UN Women coordinated […]

August 22, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Advocacy | GEM Summit and Awards | Gender & Media

Tanzania Gender and News Summit

August 17, 2018 Programs: GEM Summit and Awards | Gender & Media

Press release: Namibia launching #SheDecidesSADC

Press release: Namibia launching #SheDecidesSADC

Windhoek 10 August: Gender activists from around the region will launch the tenth edition of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer and the #SheDecidesSADC campaign at Hage Lodge on 13 August, ahead of the Heads of State Summit. “For every step forward on gender equality we have witnessed a step backwards,” noted GL CEO and co-editor of […]