Human Rights

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in SA

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa Johannesburg, 01 December: HIV and AIDS has a great impact on society. The pandemic also has significant economic impact. South African youth especially young women are the most vulnerable and are at a high risk of contracting HIV. There are multiple of factors, which […]

December 1, 2017 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender Aware | Health | HIV and AIDS | HIV/AIDS | Media | News | News

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

By Melody Kandare. Johannesburg 04 October: This past month world leaders gathered in New York for the 72th United Nations General Assembly, which coincided with the second anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). The Assembly was held amid calls from the United Nations and civil society for global leaders to prioritise gender […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Employment | Sustainable Development Programs: Human Rights

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

Mobilising against FGM_ The new age_ 7 February 2017

Mobilising against FGM_ The new age_ 7 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 […]

Evaluation of the engendering SADC parliaments projects

This is a report of the evaluation of the project on Engendering SADC parliaments implement by the SADC parliamentary forum in partnership with the SARDC and SADC Gender unit over the period of two years. As provided in the terms of reference, the evaluation assesses the following four areas: See the links between objectives, proposed […]

September 1, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Governance Programs: Gender & Governance | Human Rights

Report on household’s access to specific economics, social and cultural rights: The case of Ndola 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 Ndola district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]