Health

Zambia: Clara Muleya

ELCAP- New Start is an organisation that helps the community cope with the HIV/AIDS pandemic through various interventions. These may include prevention, response, cure and monitoring of patients. Their duty is convincing PLWHA to be on drugs in order for them to live longer and positive living. When a client change residence & go to […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Unity Jaji

I am the Acting Director for Housing and Community Services in Gweru; I joined the council in 1999 as a Senior Administration Officer, and moved up to Assistant Director of Housing and Community Services. My role involves housing management; mainly, I deal with selling and renting out stands, but it also includes dealing with sales […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | GBV | Gender based violence | Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Isabella Kavendjii

“I have become the eye and voice of the socially marginalized in general and in particular women and children.” Isabella Kavendjii Country Namibia City/ Town/ Village Arandis GL Programme Governance GL staff member submitting Changing Lives Fanuel Organisation Arandis Town Council Designation Deputy Mayor Area of work Media X Local Government Sex Female               Age Group […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Health | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Mattie Dhliwayo

Mattie Dhliwayo credits Gender Links workshops of helping her fight GBV in her household, community and workplace. She now have a new perception on gender issues and is now gender aware. Her attitude and skills have been sharpened through working with Gender Links.  The Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government brings together all […]

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

Zambia: INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD FEEDING PROJECT

The project aim to provide adequate knowledge and skills on food processing, utilisation and storage to reduce malnutrition levels which a threat to child development in children below five(5) years. It is a good practice because it reduces child mortality and morbidity rates caused by high levels of malnutrition resulting due to poor feeding practices, […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Environment | Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT PROJECT

The project is aimed at mobilising men as agents of change in promoting gender equity. HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual behaviour change. It is a good practice because it provides opportunities and platforms where men come together to share ideas, experience, information and knowledge which enhances positive attitudes to gender equality, HIV/AIDS prevention and women participation […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Sports Programs: Protocol @ work

SA: TIANGMAATLA MULTIPURPOSE – HIV/Aids and care work

Tiangmaatla Drop In Centre and Home Based Care can be seen as a model for the practical implementation of the Department of Health and Social Development, National Integrated Plan of children and youth infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, the rights of children form the cornerstone of all service to children and youth, and […]

September 14, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender & Governance | Protocol @ work

South Africa: I breastfeed because I can

South Africa: I breastfeed because I can

Dear Mambo, At 14.5 months you still drink A LOT of milk. I am completely unapologetic. I am quite aware that perhaps by next year you may not still be breastfeeding, and to be honest it breaks my heart. I have always told anyone who asks (and many have) when I will stop breastfeeding and […]

September 10, 2018 Themes: Children | Health | Reproductive health Programs: News

MAURITIUS: Dr. Vasant Bunwaree

“Equal pay for equal work” Whether you are a man or a woman there should be equal work for equal pay was the leitmotiv of Dr. Vasant Kumar Bunwaree at the political dialogue organised by Gender Links in March 2018. He was the one who made sure that this became legal. Well known Cardiologist, Dr. […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: The Ngwenya Town Board take a stand for Children Sexual reproductive health and rights

The project provides, respect and promotes children sexual and reproductive rights. It address gender based violence including sexual violence to try and ensure full access to comprehensive sexual education for young children. Ensure full access to age appropriate information on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and right, including on sexuality and gender identity. Provide […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work