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Bonang Matheba sends 10 girls to school_ The new age

Bonang Matheba sends 10 girls to school_ The new age
July 21, 2017 Themes: Education Programs: Gender Aware | News | Phenomenal Women | VRC Case studies | VRC Clippings

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Domestic violence impacts kids_The new age

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs

By Sheila Maingi Johannesburg, June 23: Today for the first time ever we celebrate International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises under the theme Small Business –Big Impact. According to the World Economic Forum, “SMEs are driver most of the jobs created in Sub-Saharan Africa; they generate an average of 80% of jobs in the region.” […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: Economics Programs: Gender & Governance | News

Youth Day Celebration at New Hope Secondary School

Youth Day Celebration at New Hope Secondary School

Youth Day Celebration at New Hope Secondary School By Tshwaresa Malatji Johannesburg, 21 June 2017: Alcohol and drug abuse is fast becoming a serious problem in South Africa. According to Christian Drug Support, “drug Abuse remains a growing problem in South Africa with 7.06% of our population abusing drugs, number of patients younger than 20 […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: GBV Programs: News

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances.

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances.

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances. By Petronell Ngonyama and Tshwaresa Malatji Johannesburg 21 June: As part of Youth Month celebrations, Midvaal Local Municipality one of the local councils engaged in the Gender Links Centres of Excellence in Local Government hosted an Anti-substance abuse and illicit trafficking campaign at New Hope […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: GBV Programs: News | News

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs on International Day for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises

Increase Focus on Women Entrepreneurs on International Day for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises

By Sheila Maingi Johannesburg, June 23: Today for the first time ever we celebrate International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises under the theme Small Business –Big Impact. According to the World Economic Forum, “SMEs are a driver of most jobs created in Sub-Saharan Africa; they generate an average of 80% of jobs in the region.” […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: Gender & Governance | News

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances.

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances.

Midvaal Local Municipality warns learners on illegal use of substances. By Petronell Ngonyama and Tshwaresa Malatji Johannesburg 21 June: As part of Youth Month celebrations, Midvaal Local Municipality one of the local councils engaged in the Gender Links Centres of Excellence in Local Government hosted an Anti-substance abuse and illicit trafficking campaign at New Hope […]

SA condom distribution in schools causes stir

SA condom distribution in schools causes stir

By Petronell Ngonyama Johannesburg, 22 June 2017: The new government policy on condom distribution in schools has been received differently by certain sections of society.  The policy comes as a measure to curb the spread of HIV and AIDS as well as pregnancy amongst the youth. Speaking to Gender Links during an event hosted by […]

June 27, 2017 Themes: Reproductive health | Young Women Programs: News

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa

Shocking HIV and AIDS rate among young women in South Africa

Johannesburg, 26 June: HIV and AIDS has a great impact on society, both as an illness and as a source of discrimination. The pandemic also has significant economic impacts. 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 put […]

June 26, 2017 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Young Women | Youth Programs: News

“Allow teen mothers to resume school”

“Allow teen mothers to resume school”

For immediate Release: Nairobi – 23/6/2017 African women and girls are outraged and incensed by yesterdays utterances by Tanzania President John Magufuli that teenage mothers impregnated while still in school should not be allowed to go back to their studies for fear of influencing other school girls to also fall pregnant. “That in this 21st […]

June 26, 2017 Themes: Education | Young Women Programs: News