Governance

Special measures needed for 50/50 in Zim local govt

Special measures needed for 50/50 in Zim local govt

Harare, 13 June: Gender Links Zimbabwe (GLZ) has called on partners in the Fifty Fifty campaign to redouble efforts to ensure women’s increased representation in local government in the 2018 elections following the decline from 19% to 16% in 2013. The call forms part of GLZ’s launch of “At the Coalface, Gender@Work in Local Government […]

Angola: Women Represent 59.9 of Voters in 2017 Elections

Luanda — The representation of the woman with electoral capacity in the August 23 election represents 59.9 percent of the total number of voters, said the Angolan Secretary of State for Cooperation, Ângela Bragança. The official said so during a lecture on “Women and Elections in Africa”, adding that the electoral process should be a […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Segokgo wins Tlokweng by-election

Botswana is been lauded as a true ‘shining example of democracy in Africa’, but when it comes to empowering women in politics the country is like most other African states. In fact, it is even worse – with little improvement since independence in 1965. While the number of women holding key positions in the private […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

Gender@Work in Local Government
June 2017

Is Africa rising enough for its women?

Is Africa rising enough for its women?

Johannesburg, 22 May: May 25 marks Africa Freedom day and many people across the continent and in the diaspora hold celebrations to mark this special occasion. On this day we celebrate the unity and solidarity of our founding leaders who sacrificed it all for the sake of our freedom and independence. As the beneficiaries of […]

GL said #ZumaMustGo in 2009

GL said #ZumaMustGo in 2009

The gender politics of leaders is a litmus test of their performance in government. Soon after President Jacob Zuma’s election in 2009, we wrote an open letter stating that Mr Zuma was not fit to lead. The Mail and Guardian carried the Open letter to JZ on women’s rights . GL supports marches organised by […]

Madagascar: Being bold for gender equality

Madagascar, 8 March:  Be bold for change is the slogan of International Women’s Day this year. It is one thing to be bold, another is to bring about lasting change. At Gender Links we have tried to be bold by insisting against the many pressures to deliver instant results that there are no short cuts […]

March 9, 2017 Themes: Governance | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Kamanjab COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Omaruru COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Walvis Bay COE Report Card

  COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept   Score Card Buy in Report II Situation analysis   Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development     IV Inception workshop   Inception workshop V Action planning workshop   Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and […]

February 28, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance