Gender & Media

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Johannesburg 30 January: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance welcomes the bold move by the parliament of Angola on 23 January to decriminalise same sex relations. “This is a victory not only for Angola, but for human rights in Southern Africa,” declared Emma Kaliya, Chair of the Alliance,  a network of 136 women’s rights organisations […]

Empowering Local Radios with ICTs: Final report

The report demonstrates that local and community radio can provide valuable social benefits. They do need support and the capacity to work independently to do this.

January 11, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals to advance wommen’s rights and gender equality

This is an advocacy guide. It provides advice on how to advocate to ensure the commitments to women’s rights and gender equality are met. The commitments must also be resourced and monitored at local and national level.      

Resource Package: She decides Flagship Event

Country profiles and overview of laws and policies. This package has two sections and UNFPA hopes to spark conversations at the SheDecides Day in Pretoria, South Africa. Part 1 includes the background about SheDecides and a summary of key frameworks. Part 2 includes the country profiles and relevant laws and policies of the 12 participating […]

January 11, 2019 Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Menstrual Health Management in East and Southern Africa

Commissioned by the UNFPA. The UNFPA introduced MHM into the humanitarian setting and has begun approaches to improve it. The review links MHM to the sustainable development goals and providing informed choices.  

SADC Gender and Development Monitor 2016

Tracking Progress on Implementation of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development The SADC Protocol on Gender and Development has six objectives. These include the empowerment of women and  eliminating discrimination. Another is achieving and gender equality through gender responsive legislation and projects. The objective of the 2016 Monitor is to present an update on […]

Election Voices Silenced

Media coverage of Zimbabwe’s 2005 Parliamentary elections This includes the SADC Guidelines as well as the campagn, the vote and the results

January 11, 2019 Themes: Elections | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Bilengism Morisien ek Angle: Mauritian and English Bilingualism

This little booklet helps with teaching Mauritian Creole. It provides a basic list of English and Mauritian vocabulary.

January 11, 2019 Themes: Education Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

The Brighton Plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration on Women and Sport

The Brighton Declaration on Women and Sport was adopted at the first conference on women and sport in 1994. This was reinforced and endorsed by 419 organisations in 2014. The World Conference is in May 2018 in Gaberone, Botswana.

January 10, 2019 Themes: Gender equality | Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

African Journal on Conflict Resolution

Story telling as a way to heal sexual violence survivors among women and girls in northern Uganda. Indigenous institutions are an alternative conflict resolution mechanism in eastern Ethiopia and experiences from Zimbabwe.