Gender Violence

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

SA: GBV and HIV/AIDS issues not given attention

By Mauwane Raophala Johannesburg, 6 June 2018:The link between Gender Based violence (GBV) and HIV and AIDS remains one of the issues that are not given much attention in South Africa, even though it continues to increase women’s vulnerability to HIV by making it difficult to set the terms of equal relationship. Dr Aaron Motsoaledi […]

June 12, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Violence | HIV/AIDS

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Man arrested for murder of his granny _ Botswana guardian

Man arrested for murder of his granny _ Botswana guardian

Teen applies for bail in Joza girl’s murder_The New Age_20 February 2017

A summary of the combating of rape Act

A new law on rape called the combating of rape Act came on force in Namibia in June 2000. This law is one of the most progressive laws on rape in the world.

Women and girls empowerment-Projcet- WOGE (2012-2015): Final report

The goal of the WOGE project was to contribute to poverty reduction by strengthening women’s and girls voices for economic self reliance in the East Africa region particularly in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethopia. The project had these four outcomes: Women and girls develop the knowledge and skills to ably influence decisions on their economic […]

Report on household’s access to specific economic, social and cultural rights: The case of Monze Urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Monze district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]

Gender Based Violence: Assessment of GBV in Lamwo and Pader Districts

Uganda women’s network is an advocacy and lobbying network of national women’s NGO’s and individuals, operating in Uganda.

Early marriage is a major challenge in Zambia_ ZNBC_ August 2016

Name of the story: Early marriage is a major challenge in Zambia Name of the station: Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation Country: Zambia Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality Post-2015. Early marriage is a […]

Creating a conducive learning environment for girls in schools

Schools are traditionally expected to be safe haves for children irrespective of their sex. Recent media report indicate that schools are constantly violating children’s rights. it is unfortunate that sexual harassment against the girl child is on increase in the schools.