The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

  The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. SHHH welcomes residents coming from the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) in Mauritius and other children shelters. Reaching the age of 18, these teenage girls are no longer under the responsibility […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

By Melody Kandare. Johannesburg 04 October: This past month world leaders gathered in New York for the 72th United Nations General Assembly, which coincided with the second anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). The Assembly was held amid calls from the United Nations and civil society for global leaders to prioritise gender […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Employment | Sustainable Development Programs: Human Rights

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs […]

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’ […]

With women in mind: Towards a fair mass media in Uganda

This booklet covers representation of women in the media in Uganda at various levels as well as obstacles to women journalists, coverage of women and images of women in the media as well as factors responsible for women’s undercoverage. There is a chapter on initiatives aimed at rectifying the situation and one on the way […]

HIV/AIDS and the South African Media: Workplace policies and programmes

This exploratory study was designed to provide data as to whther South African media institutions have responded to the need to develop corporate policies to limit the impact of HIV and AIDS and to protect the rights of employees living with HIV and AIDS. The research findings are supplemented by a set of basic recommendations […]

Forum for women in democracy: The human resource policy

Forum for women in democracy grew out of the Women’s caucus of the Uganda Constituent Assembly. To increase their political clout and broaden the base of support for women’s issues, women in the Constituent Assembly embarked on a series of strategic alliances, building coalition to influence the new constitution.

September 12, 2016 Themes: Employment | Human Rights Programs: Gender & Governance

TESO initiative for peace(TIP) Human resource management guidelines

The purpose of this is to ensure that TIP created an internal environment that promotes professionalism, accountability, integrity and commitment based on mutual respect and common goal.

Report on household’s access to specific economics, social and cultural rights: The case of Ndola urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Ndola district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]