SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

CSW61: Time to end the gender pay gap

CSW61: Time to end the gender pay gap

Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance joins global calls for equal pay    New York, 15 March. The Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance has joined calls by participants at the Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61) calling for swift action to end the gender pay gap. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) […]

March 15, 2017 Themes: Gender equality Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Working for bold change

Working for bold change

Johannesburg, 7 March: On 8 March 2017, Gender Links (GL) joined the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) under the United Nations theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.” GL, notes the huge changes happening in world of work and calls on all Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders’ […]

SADC gender activists want action and results!

SADC gender activists want action and results!

Johannesburg, 8 March: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance calls on governments to finalise the Monitoring, Evaluation and Results (MER) Framework accompanying the Post 2015 SADC Protocol on Gender and Development as part of their International Women’s Day (IWD) commitments. In August 2016 2015, Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State adopted an updated […]

March 7, 2017 Themes: Gender equality Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Botswana: Closing curtains of the 2016 Summit

Gaborone 23 November 2016: The Botswana SADC Protocol @ Work Summit under the theme 50/50 by 2030! Empower Women, End Violence ended on a high note with an award ceremony to recognise excellence in advancing gender equality, women’s empowerment and actions to end violence at individual and community levels as presented in shared best practices. Nine […]

South Africa: Intersecting oppression – locating gender within #FeesMustFall

In debunking the politics of gender and oppression as a reflection of broader systemic violence within society; it is imperative not to privilege one oppression over another. When one engages with #FeesMustFall (FMF) as a body located outside of the movement; one is rarely ever confronted with the question of gender from an intersectional standpoint. […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Education Programs: Gender Justice | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Editor’s note

Welcome to the November edition of the Roadmap to Equality! Tracking progress towards the implementation and ratification of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development. The Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance will tomorrow November 25, join the rest of the world to mark the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism. This year’s campaign […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Zimbabwe: Summit ends on a high note

Harare 17 November 2016 June: The Zimbabwe SADC Protocol @ Work Summit running under the theme 50/50 by 2030! Empower women, End Violence ended on a high note today with a dazzling award ceremony for the best of the good practices. Fourteen winners and eleven runner ups walked away with awards from the over 161 […]

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2016

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2016

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2016

Southern Africa, August 2016

SADC Gender Protocol @Work 2016 Summits

The Post-2015 Action and Results Era is here! Following a concerted advocacy campaign by the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, SADC Heads of State signed the Post 2015 SADC Gender Protocol in Mbabane, Swaziland in August 2016. Over 400 Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government have updated their gender action plans, setting new targets […]

November 10, 2016 Themes: Local Government Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Editor’s note

Editor’s note

Welcome to the October edition of the Roadmap to Equality! Tracking progress towards the implementation and ratification of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development. Ke Nako! The 2016 edition of the annual national SADC Gender Protocol@work summits have been announced. They will be held between the months of October and November under a running […]