Gender and Media Awards

Francistown Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 22 March 2011 Buy-In Report II Situation analysis 22 March 2011 Situational Analysis Report III SADC Protocol on gender and development 1 Februrary 2012 Village Workshop Report IV Inception workshop 13-15 July 2009 Inception workshop V Action planning workshop 13-15 July […]

Southern Africa: Gender and media under the spotlight

Windhoek, 17 August 2016: Inequality stands in the way of many nations realising their full potential, according to the Prime Minister of Namibia, and only woman prime minister in Southern Africa, Dr. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia. Speaking at the opening of the fifth Gender and Media Summit in the Namibian […]

August 17, 2016 Themes: Gender and Media Awards Programs: Gender & Media

Gender and Media Summit

The Post -2015 era is here! The media will play a frontline role in shaping attitudes, norms and perceptions in achieving and contributing to gender equality. The Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA), Gender Links and the GMDC hereby announce the launch of the 2016 “Empowering women in and through the media-Providing a voice for gender […]

June 23, 2016 Themes: Gender and Media Awards Programs: GEM Summit and Awards

Francis Mdlongwa – South Africa

Francis Mdlongwa – South Africa

Gender Links is a pioneering organisation in tackling this endemic issue of gender inequality with so much vigour and energy, doing it against many odds in an African society which is very conservative and backed by so many unfair traditional ways of living. I commend GL for the foresight it has.

July 1, 2015 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Governance | Land | Media

Sharon Thelemaque Ernesta – Seychelles

Sharon Thelemaque Ernesta – Seychelles

With Gender Links there is no half-baked work. This has pushed me to do my work thoroughly. I have also acquired a lot of experience and knowledge from the workshops, discussions and trainings that we have received. I can even facilitate workshops myself. I’m now a trainer. I don’t find it difficult to organise and even facilitate discussions and workshops with so much energy.

Alaudin Osman – Malawi

Alaudin Osman – Malawi

Following his encounter with Gender Links, Al felt motivated to increase the number of female employees at the station. His commitment has led to tangible strides in increasing the number of women in all departments. “I believe we have certainly made tremendous achievements in gender equity, since women currently constitute over 40% of the workforce.”

Tanzania: Summit inspires change

Tanzania: Summit inspires change

Dar es Salaam, 15 June: The Tanzania Gender Protocol@Work Summit rewarded drivers of change for their work in advancing gender equality. The event was held in New Africa Hotel in the capital city bringing together media, faith-based and civil society organisations to share good practice in gender mainstreaming.

Gender Justice

Gender Justice

South Africa, June 2015

Women and the Media & Beijing +20

Women and the Media & Beijing +20

During May 2015, as part of the UNESCO and Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) partnership, GAMAG Chair-Gender Links and GAMAG partners will promote awareness on issues related to Women and the Media as part of the Beijing +20 Review.

Botswana: Give equal voice to women

Botswana: Give equal voice to women

Gaborone, 15 April: Professor, Richard Rooney, Head of Media studies at the University of Botswana, which is a Gender Links Gender and Media Education Institution (GIME), highlighted the importance of gender mainstreaming in media