Gender Violence

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.

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.

Celebrating 15 years of service, launch of annual report and new website, please join us in this celebration!

Friday 6 May: Gender Links Association, Board, Staff and Partners today celebrate fifteen years of growth, challenges, perseverance and service to promoting gender equality in the SADC region. View our fifteen achievements in fifteen years by clicking here. Read more about us and post a comment here. Visit our new online shop with books, DVDs and photos here. […]

May 1, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Violence

Gender based violence

Gender based violence

South Africa, November 2015

November 14, 2015 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Violence

Moçambique: Académicos são pelo respeito dos direitos humanos

Moçambique: Académicos são pelo respeito dos direitos humanos

Maputo, 30 de Março: “Devemos criar um pensamento africano sobre direitos humanos”, defende Josué Bila, Jornalista e Activista de Direitos Humanos.
O Artigo 11 º da Constituição da República de Moçambique (CRM) enuncia que o estado deve garantir a protecção dos direitos humanos dos cidadãos. A sua alÁ­nea “e”, o artigo enuncia a necessidade da “defesa e a promoção dos direitos humanos e da igualdade dos cidadãos perante a lei”.

The South African poet who advocates for gender equity, peace and non-violence

The South African poet who advocates for gender equity, peace and non-violence

Maputo, 14 December: South African politician, Bernedette Muthien is one of the 12 members of South Africa’s Constitutional Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities. She was appointed to this part-time five-year renewable post in March this year, following South Africa’s fifth election held in the country under conditions of universal adult suffrage since the end of the apartheid era in 1994.

Moçambique: Violência doméstica um Mal Social

Moçambique: Violência doméstica um Mal Social

Maputo, 17 Novembro: A violência doméstica contra a mulher continua na ordem do dia da sociedade moçambicana enquanto um mal social a combater energicamente. A violência doméstica, apesar de, geralmente, ser praticada pelo homem contra a mulher ela ocorre também sob a iniciativa da mulher para com o homem.