Gender justice and local government summit

Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

For immediate release: Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards Harare, 18 May 2018: The Zimbabwe 2018 SADC Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards will take place at Cresta Lodge in Harare from the 22–23 May 2018. The two day summit running under the theme “Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender […]

Swaziland hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Swaziland hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Mbabane, 11 May: The eSwatini SADC Gender Protocol joint Summit between Swaziland Gender Links and Capricorn District Municipality closed in Matsapha on 10 May 2018 with awards to twenty women and five men whose work on the ground won the highest accolades from judges and participants during presentations made this week. The summit featured fifty-seven […]

Zim: When perpetrators get away with GBV

Zim: When perpetrators get away with GBV

By Priscilla Maposa and Tapiwa Zvaraya Harare, 20 April: The streets of Harare recently came to a standstill when several men sexually harassed a woman vendor who was celebrating her birthday. This gross violation happened as people stood by and watched. It is a signal that the country is still far from standing up in […]

Call for entries: 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits

Call for entries: 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits

Southern Africa, 15 December 2017: Gender Links (GL) officially invites submissions for the 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits Entries. The national summits are a platform for documenting and disseminating best practices in gender mainstreaming, gender equality, gender justice and women’s holistic empowerment in all spheres life and human development. The 2018 summits will be held under […]

Stop Human Trafficking

Stop Human Trafficking

By Fanuel Hadzizi Gender Based Violence and human trafficking are related issues that affect a number of   women and children in Southern Africa . According to research carried out in the region women and children are exploited as sex slaves by pimps and the cases are quite prevalent in border towns surrounding  South Africa  where […]

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs […]

Hukuntsi Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Aug 2015 Buy-in report II Situation analysis Aug 2015 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Aug 2015 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Nov 2015 Workshop V Action planning workshop January 2017 Action plan VI Adoption of action […]

Hukuntsi COE

Hukuntsi COE

Photo Fact file Country Botswana Province/Region  Kgalagadi District Baseline score  27 Latest score  Green Population  4,654 Number of women councillors  2 Number of men councillors  8 Joined the COE programme  2014 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No Summit  Yes Hukuntsi is a village in Kgalagadi District (Kalahari) in Botswana.Hukuntsi, meaning “many corners”, is named for its status […]

Charleshill Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept  Nov 2015 Buy-in report II Situation analysis  Nov 2015 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development  Nov 2015 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Workshop V Action planning workshop  January 2017 Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and […]

Maun Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept  Oct 2016 Buy-in report II Situation analysis  Oct 2016 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Oct 2016 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Nov 2016 Workshop Report V Action planning workshop January 2017 Action plan VI Adoption of […]