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Gender Links defines strategies to combat early marriage

By Graça Maria, Maputo, 09 May: Data from the Demographic and Health Survey indicate that in Mozambique, 14% of women between the ages of 20 and 24 were married before the age of 15 and 48% were married before the age of 18. These data place Mozambique among the countries with the highest prevalence of […]

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Diversity Exchange, Issue 25, February 2012

The major highlight for the month is International Women’s Day (IWD) that is celebrated annually on the 8th of March. The theme this year is “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.” From April 23 to 25, Gender Links will hold the regional Third Gender Justice and Local Government Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The regional summit will be preceded by in-country summits in Mauritius, Zambia, Madagascar, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 24 January 2012

New year, new beginnings! Welcome to Issue 24 of the Diversity Exchange, the Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC) monthly newsletter. The New Year all starts with most of us making resolutions for what we want to achieve in the year. As the GMDC, we are starting on an exciting note and there is a lot of energy that we hope will be infectious.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 7, April 2010

Welcome to the Diversity Exchange newsletter, a product of the Gender and Media Diversity Centre. This newsletter
assists us in delivering to you relevant information, breaking news and dialogues or debates taking place in the sphere of gender and the media.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 23, December 2011

Welcome to Issue 23 of the Diversity Exchange, the last for the year 2011! The buzz- word during November and parts of December has been COP 17. The global climate change conference ran from 28 November to 9 December. Researchers, activists, ministers youth, faith based organisations and journalists among other groups attended this conference which was marred by controversy as well as disagreements.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 22, November 2011

Sex, politics and power seem to be at the centre of news in both the West as well as in the South. Dominique Strauss-Kahn is at the centre of a series of sex scandals that have allegedly thwarted his political aspirations to become the next president in France. As much as he is unpopular in his home country now, the French generally draw a distinct line between the personal and the political. So we could be in for a surprise in the next elections in France.

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Diversity Exchange, Issue 3, November 2009

On December 10 2009, Human Rights Day and the end of the 16 Days of Activism, Gender Links and the GMDC will be hosting an event at the FNB stadium in Soweto.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 4, December 2009

The GMDC and Gender Links are kicking off the 2010 era with a region wide launch Score a Goal for Gender Equality!
The Gender and Media Diversity Journal: Issue 7, “Gender, Media and Sport” will be launched on December 10th, 2009 at a regionwide event to get the ball rolling on awareness raising on gender and 2010.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 5, January 2010

On December 10th, 2009 Gender Links hosted a day long event to kick off their campaign, “Score a Goal for Gender Equality”. The day features presentations from panelists as well as working groups to look at the effects of Soccer 2010 on gender.This event featured a soccer match from two local women’s soccer leagues.

Diversity Exchange, Issue 6, February 2010

The GMDC and Gender Links will be attending the fifteen year review of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The GMDC and Gender Links will be hosting a series of five cyber dialoguges during the conference to foster communication between the attendees and those unable to join us