Gender Justice

Vacancies: Exciting senior posts, apply by 7 December!

Vacancies: Exciting senior posts, apply by 7 December!

Gender Links, a dynamic Southern African NGO based in Johannesburg, promoting gender equality and justice, seeks the services of experienced, creative, highly motivated and committed new staff in 2019 to deliver on its mandate. All applications must be submitted online using the links provided and pressing the apply button at the top by 7 December […]

South Africa: Mr President: Walk the talk against GBV

South Africa: Mr President: Walk the talk against GBV

 By Colleen Lowe Morna Johannesburg: Mr President, 25 November, International Day of No Violence Against Women, marks the start of the Sixteen Days of Activism on Gender Based Violence (GBV). At the GBV Summit you called on 1-2 November, South African women made it clear through messages painted on panties that they are done with […]

Sunraise Campaign- Assinatura de Memorandos

Sunraise Campaign A Gender Links Mocambique efectuou entre os dias 28 de Outubro e 02 de Novembro corrente mês visitas a 8 dos 10 municípios nos quais tem implementado o progrma de empreendedorismo designado Sunraise campaign. As visitas visavam o assinatura e renovação do memorando de entendimento, onde os municípios comprometem-se a acolher e dar […]

November 14, 2018 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Training of Trainers

#Voice and Choice Strategy meetings

#Voice and Choice Strategy meetings

The 2018 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer put a spotlight on the inter-linked gender justice issues of our time including menstrual health, comprehensive sexual education, teenage pregnancies, safe abortion, maternal health, GBV, HIV and Aids, and sexual diversity. In 2018 the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance is stretching its Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Campaign […]

She is only a girl … so they said

She is only a girl … so they said

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg, 12 October: Gugu* beamed with excitement when her teacher asked her to collect all books from her class mates and bring them to the school staff room. She felt important to be assigned this important role. As she sauntered towards the staff room with a pile of books, she could feel […]

Abortion: SA must speak up

Abortion: SA must speak up

By Colleen Lowe Morna and Manteboheleng Mabetha Maseru 28 September: “I woke up this morning and a nurse told me that I have been I a comma since I came in,” says Ntsoaki* from her bed in Lesotho’s only referral hospital.  “I don’t know where I will go when I leave the hospital. I do […]

September 28, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Reproductive health Programs: 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

Botswana: Siphiwe Mushabi

  It was in 2014 when I first met Gender Links employees and I knew absolutely nothing about business. Eventually I was able to make records. I remember that my problem was not being able to write proper Setswana but now I am much better. I learned how to run a business and how to […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Entrepreneurship | Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice | Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Sibongile Moyo

Entrepreneur par excellence My husband abused me emotionally and it affected my well-being. He was working in South Africa and he rarely sent money home and when he did he would send as little as R 500. I struggled to survive with my child since my eldest child had also left for South Africa. It […]

SWAZILAND: Cyprian Fumani- Electronic Parts Centre

Swaziland- Electronic Parts Centre ensures environmental sustainability through recycling of broken down electric appliances. The Electric Parts Centre is a project that serves to repair and utilize the parts of old and broken down electric appliances in order to create new ones. They also recycle other plastic material and use it to create the new […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Justice | Protocol @ work