Environment

Signposts on the superhighway: Africa environment

This is a guide to news and resources on the internet. This publication encourages reporting on African environmental issues by providing a guide to relevant web and email resources. It aims to guide readers through the web in their search for news and information on the African environment. The media have an important role to […]

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

MDG 2014 Report: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals

Analysis of the common African position on the post 2015 Development Agenda. The common African position (CAP)’s overarching goal is the eradication of poverty and African development priorities that underpin the global development agenda. The Cap is anchored by six pillars: structural economic transformation, science and technology, people-centred development, environmental sustainability and peace and security […]

PROMOTING THE RIGHTS, NEEDS AND AGENCY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION

With continued population growth, urbanization, stretched natural resources, protracted conflict and the impact of climate change becoming more apparent, the number of humanitarian crises continues to grow, as does the number of communities requiring humanitarian assistance. Within these communities, women and girls are often disproportionately at risk to the effects of these crises. They are […]

Malawi: Climate change threatens food security

Malawi: Climate change threatens food security

Lilongwe 15 February 2016: Abiti Mkwanda, a 62-year-old woman resident in Mangochi district in the southern region of Malawi remembers vividly how the 2015 floods left her hopeless when her maize field drowned. She recounts how it has been hard to find food for herself and her grandchildren. For the whole year, she depended on […]

February 15, 2016 Themes: Climate change | Environment | Poverty | Productive resources Programs: Gender & Media

Women, girls survive cruel dangerous life at sidojiwe flats_ Radio Vop_ 03 October 2015

  Name of the story: Women, girls survive cruel dangerous life at sidojiwe flats Name of the media house: Radio Vop Name of the country: Zimbabwe   Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality […]

October 3, 2015 Themes: Environment | Health Programs: Gender & Media | Gender Blind | VRC Case studies | VRC Clippings

Environment

Environment

Mozambique, August 2015

Takunda Chesa – Zimbabwe

Takunda Chesa – Zimbabwe

Through those sessions with Gender Links, I gained skills on care work just by reading the case studies in the Gender Links manual. I have sought to look at recruitment in the organisation with a different eye as I incorporate both sexes. Our work as VOCC could not have been made possible without the support of other actors like the council, National AIDS Council and Batsirayi Group who encourage behaviour change. It is this information that we are disseminating to the community.

BRIDGE Update: Gender and Infrastructure

– BRIDGE news – an update on some key activities
– A quick guide on gender and infrastructure – highlighting key resources on issues such as transport, water and energy
How can gender equality issues be incorporated into infrastructure projects? This BRIDGE update provides a collection of resources that look at identifying and addressing gender equality primarily in the energy, transport and water sectors. Issues covered include water supply for sanitation and irrigation; networked energy, biofuels and renewable technologies; transport with a focus on safety and accessibility; and city living.

Transforming business for success

This issue contains articles of strategies for conflict resolution in the workplace and Africa’s most influential women in business as well as environmental health in Africa.

ESG South Africa: Green Pages

ESG South Africa is a comprehensive, go-to reference guide for public and private enterprises and individuals to showcase the strides they are making in the 3 main fields:

“E” for environmental sustainability,

“S” for social and

“G” for corporate governance.

The publication was the official publication at COP17 and RIO+20, COP18 in Qatar and beyond. Our clients choose to feature in ESG as part of their understanding of the importance of highlighting ‘business critical’ issues as covered in ESG.