ETV: News @ 9 Sports News & Comment Analysis- 04/12/2018

  Brief description of news story: Ada Hagerberg is honoured with an award of the best female soccer player. During the award collection and celebration session a male host asks her if she could twerk. This request sparked outraged and social reaction across the globe. E TV in their sport news covered the story, but […]

SABC 3: Advocate Shamila Batoli appointed as new NDPP head – 04/12/2018

  Description This is the appointment of Shamila Batoli as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) by the President of South Africa, after recommendations of the constitution made. The president said that, “he is confident that advocate Batoli possesses all the attribute of a capable NDPP” Batholi was among five candidates recommended to […]

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 3: Isidingo Women’s march in Horizen Deep – 21/12/2018

  Description This is the last scene of episode 201. Lungi, Marongwa, Wendy and other women of HD march to the community centre to confront Sechaba about allegations of GBV. They were concerned about issues like rape and women been forced into prostitution. The situation got out of hand and almost turned violent. Lungi managed […]

SABC 3: Isidingo- The Need Ep 201 21/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: Isidingo –The Need Date of broadcast: 21/12/2018  Genre: Drama Series Episode: 201 Time: Time of broadcast: 19:00:19:30 GBV focus: GBV Gem Classification:  Gender Aware Theme: GBV, Crime and Violence Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11tjCZuxIEs Scene 1: 18:12 – 19:12 Scene 2: 21:10 – 22:57   Description This analysis looks at two […]

South Africa: Working mama

South Africa: Working mama

By Shaudzirai Mudekunye I was inspired this weekend by a Netflix show, Workin’ Mama’s, that at first I didn’t think I would like, and then, well, the whole season later, I decided it was not a total waste of my time. What drew me to this show- really? To be honest, it was the title […]

March 12, 2019 Themes: Business | Feminism Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Mauritius: Sakinah Caunhye

“GL has given me a lot of my “first times”.” First workshop was about GBV at Gold Crest Hotel in 2012 – That was the first time in my life I ever attended a “workshop” Second time, Mme Loga and the crew came to uni for a presentation about a book or the launch of […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education | Feminism | GBV | Gender based violence Programs: Protocol @ work

Mauritius: Laura Samoisy

”Aujourd’hui j’affirme haut et fort que Gender Links a changé ma vie, a changé ma perception de voir les choses. Je ne tolère plus les attitudes machistes que peuvent adopter certains de mes collègues masculins à l’égard de leurs collègues féminins. Ce que je trouvais normal un an de cela ne  l’est plus aujourd’hui.” Première […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Feminism | GBV | Gender based violence Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Gogontlejang Phaladi

“Embracing being a Young African Woman Leader, an Active Agent of Change, a Catalyst of Development and a Trendsetter!” Being given an opportunity to deliver a motivational speech at the Regional SADC Gender Protocol Summit and Awards in 2013, held in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was a really humbling experience to deliver a speech along […]

Mauritius: Ms Bhurdool

The best experience that Ms Bhurdool has had with Gender Links (GL) has been the enriching and powerful lessons received from the village workshops she has attended. Bhurdool has been attending the workshops of GL since long and believes that these have helped her a great deal in becoming what she is today as she […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Entrepreneurship | Feminism | Human Rights Programs: Protocol @ work