Economics

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Swaziland, August 2015

September 21, 2016 Themes: Economics Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Women and media

This is a report by the National Working Party on the portrayal of women in the media. Evidence compiled over the last few decades consistently shows that women reject the way they are depicted in the media. This booklet presents important evidence on the imbalance of the portrayal of women in the media Gender factors […]

September 16, 2016 Themes: Economics | Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Women’s business matters in South Africa

A good practice guide for providers of training, advice and financial assistance to women business owners. The guide looks at the nature of women’s business and addresses gender specific problems as well as access to training and the design of training courses and individual business counselling.

African Agenda

The cover story of this issue is on the Beijing Conference and is entitled Beijing: bringing the gains back home by Colleen Lowe Morna and Dzodzi Tsikata and looks at the achievements of the women’s conference and what it weill take to turn them into action in the current economic climate. There is a also […]

September 12, 2016 Themes: Economics | Gender equality | LGBTI Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Country gender profile: South Africa

This report is intended to provide a summary and a comprehensive analysis of gender issues and problems. The specific aims are to: Summarise the comparative situation of women and men, with particular reference to their economic, social and socio-cultural , legal and political status; identify particular gender discrepancies in education, media and culture and urban […]

A report on women in the global market: trade through African women’s eyes

The SADC seminar on Women and Trade June 28 – July 3, 1998 hosted by the Women’s National Convention held in Port Shepstone. Papers include: Macro economics v gender aware economics, influencing economic policy from a gender perspective and women confronting globalisation

September 9, 2016 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Swaziland, September 2015

September 9, 2016 Themes: Economics Programs: Gender Justice

The status of women in the South African economy

The report details the present situation of women within the South African economy as well as giving an insight into trends that are discernible in the data. In this way it is possible to see where South Africa has been successful in enabling women’s full participation in the economy and where it is necessary to […]

Luweero Women’s Trade Fair: Activity Report

Women’s Trade Fair held in Luweero District, Uganda in 2015. The theme was ensuring women’s economic justice through value addition. Comments from participants and exhibitors’ feedback is included.

Flow Project Summary

Building and amplifying women’s voices in economic and political development: this pamphlet outlines the goals, activities and outcomes of the FLOW project in Uganda.