SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

SABC 1: Teenagers on a mission

  Brief Scene Description Teeneagers talking to the importance of formal education.

Etv: Rhythm City Ep 2976 – 03/12/2018

Brief description of scene: In this particular story a girl by the name of Reneilwe was cyber bullied after her friend (Mampho) posted a picture of them together on social media. She was body shamed by the people which led her in depression for not accepting who she is regarding her body.    

SABC 2: SeTswana News police officer kills wife and brother in law in court 26/11/2018

  Headline This is a story about a police officer who killed his wife and brother in law in court during a divorce hearing. The story only deals with safety and security issues instead of a domestic violence issue. The issues around police officers being allowed to enter in court with service pistols are prioritised. […]

SABC 3: Isidingo-The Need Ep 202 24/12/2018

SABC 1: Skeemsaam S7 10/12/2018

  Brief description of scene: Sphola and Mapitsi are separated. As expected the scene follows Sphola as he finds it difficult to let go off the relationship. He feels he is entitled to Mapitsi and cannot let her go without making her pay.  

#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

Spotlight on gender equality in social protection, infrastructure and public services By Sifisosami Dube New York, 13 March: The time is now to demystify “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”; it is what real women encounter and need every day. This […]

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

By Kevin Chiramba Johannesburg, 8 March: International Women’s Day celebrates annually the achievements that women have made in the long and continuous fight for gender equality. Celebrated under the theme #BalanceforBetter, this theme resonates with the Gender Links (GL) and Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance’s objective to strengthen the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) […]

Mauritius: The Safe Haven Halfway Home project

In September 2017, Gender Links (GL) officially launched the first halfway house in Mauritius. The aim of the halfway home called Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) is to shelter abused and homeless young women and their children. The setting up of SHHH has been possible through a grant provided under by the National Corporate Social […]

February 26, 2019 Themes: Reproductive health Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Lesotho: Nokaneng app – going digital on GBV

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is widely accepted by both men and women in Lesotho. There is a lack of private and public discourse on (VAWG) to stimulate a change in norms and attitudes.  Gender Links Lesotho in partnership with the Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation, Vodacom Lesotho, Main Level consulting […]

Botswana: Kasane Police tackle GBV

February 26, 2019 Themes: Reproductive health Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance