Gender & Media

Tanzania: Long walks fueling teenage pregnancies

Tanzania: Long walks fueling teenage pregnancies

By Najjat Omar Kaliua, 17 December: This Radio Feature is a based on the life of a young girl named Kadelia from Kaliua. She is in standard five and walks 20 kilometers to school each day. This year she started relationships with two men. One of them was a motorcycle driver (Boda boda driver) and […]

December 17, 2018 Themes: Education | Reproductive health Programs: GL Commentary Service

Zim: Ignorance stalling SRHR progress

Zim: Ignorance stalling SRHR progress

By Thabani Dube Harare, 15 December:  It is said, a problem told is a problem half solved. Unfortunately, many young people in Zimbabwe facing a myriad of problems choose to suffer in silence and therefore make it difficult to achieve universal Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR). Moses Chamunorwa aged 24 is a father to a […]

December 15, 2018 Themes: Reproductive health | Youth Programs: GL Commentary Service

Zim: Newsrooms, a safe haven for the LGBTI

Zim: Newsrooms, a safe haven for the LGBTI

By Shamiso Chigonde Harare, 14 December: In 1998, former President of Zimbabwe Canaan Banana was sentenced to 10 years in prison facing charges of sodomy, attempted sodomy and indecent assult charges. Twenty years down the line Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and the Intersex (LGBTI) in Zimbabwe still face the same rejection, criticism and marginalization. “Those who […]

December 14, 2018 Themes: LGBTI Programs: GL Commentary Service

Eswatini: The untold stories of abuse

Eswatini: The untold stories of abuse

By Comfort Mabuza Mbabane, 13 December: The Kingdom of Eswatini is headed by King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in Africa and prides itself with cultural festivals and traditional ceremonies that are celebrated religiously. From a distance, it all certainly looks glamorous, especially the renowned Umhlanga-Reed dance festival, which normally is celebrated around August […]

December 12, 2018 Themes: GBV | Human Rights Programs: GL Commentary Service

Annual Report 2016

Formed in March 2001, Gender Links (GL) is a Southern African NGO, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa that promotes gender equality and justice across the fifteen countries of the region. Described in a 2005 external evaluation as “a small organisation with large footprints”  GL took giant footsteps in 2008 with the establishment of a […]

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

By Graça Maria- 11 December 2018- A Gender Links em parceria com Município da vila de Mandlakazi promoveram um debate debate em volta do papel dos partidos políticos na promoção da equidade e igualdade vs análise da participação feminina nas últimas eleições autárquicas, decorridas no passado mês de Outubro. O evento aconteceu no ambito do […]

Tanzania: Putting an end to FGM

Tanzania: Putting an end to FGM

By Joel Headman Ngorongoro, 10 December: The northern district of Ngorongoro is home to the Maasai people and a place where tradition and culture still reign supreme. Many live in fear of their ancestors and will often times attribute misfortunes as a punishment from ancestors. This is also the basis of female genital mutilation (FGM) […]

December 10, 2018 Themes: Human Rights Programs: GL Commentary Service

Africa Renewal April – July 2018

UN Department of Public Information African youth demand a seat at the table Nurturing young leaders Phumzile Van Damme Women: Liberia’s guardians of peace

50 Years of Journalism: African media since Ghana’s independence

Over the past decade independent African journalism has started to make its mark on the international stage. This publication is an influential summation of what can be learnt from history.

December 6, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Report

The 25th CHOGM Report Towards a common future

December 6, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)