Intimate partner violence

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

Johannesburg, 24 May: Please join Gender Links and the Gender Protocol Alliance partners for a cyber dialogue on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, on 28 May 2019. This day coincides with International Day of Menstrual Hygiene. The Gender Protocol Alliance under the banner #VoiceandChoice is rolling out Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights […]

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

By Kevin Chiramba Johannesburg, 8 March: International Women’s Day celebrates annually the achievements that women have made in the long and continuous fight for gender equality. Celebrated under the theme #BalanceforBetter, this theme resonates with the Gender Links (GL) and Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance’s objective to strengthen the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) […]

ETV: Rhythm City Ep 2992 – 25/12/2018

Name of monitor: Mauwane Raophala Name of Television station: Etv Name of programme: Rhythm City Date of broadcast: Episode 2992, 25 December 2018 Time: 19h00 – 19h30 Genre: Drama series Theme: GBV / Domestic Violence GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Provide a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHTDbSK3BpI&t=106s If no link provide the artefact upload on dropbox     Brief description of […]

Zimbabwe: A plea for justice

Zimbabwe: A plea for justice

By Elizabeth Chikeyi Gweru, 19 December: No one deserves to die the way you died. No one has a right to take another person’s life. Everyone has a right to live. A right to options, a right to be safe, a right to be loved and love back. A right to an education, a right […]

December 19, 2018 Themes: GBV | Intimate partner violence Programs: GL Commentary Service

“I” stories 2015 – Voices from Botswana: Gender based violence survivors speak

These stories are real experiences of women in Botswana and not fiction. The book gives a glimpse of the horrors experienced by women on a daily basis. Women go through many forms of gender based violence and deserve a standing ovation for their courage in sharing their stories. For years Gender Links in Botswana has […]

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 04/12/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware but neglects issues of GBV against LGBTQ community Story number: 3 Theme: GBV and Gender Equality Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATnR74sDz0 Headline 16 […]

Swaziland: GBV fuelling depression amongst women

Swaziland: GBV fuelling depression amongst women

By Bongiwe Zwane Mbabane, 27 November: ‘Oh my God! He did that to you? Why didn’t you just leave?’ That is the question that everyone asks. I don’t think you can really know until you are in that person’s shoes. I felt I couldn’t leave because I was in love. For the first time, I […]

South Africa: Mr President: Walk the talk against GBV

South Africa: Mr President: Walk the talk against GBV

 By Colleen Lowe Morna Johannesburg: Mr President, 25 November, International Day of No Violence Against Women, marks the start of the Sixteen Days of Activism on Gender Based Violence (GBV). At the GBV Summit you called on 1-2 November, South African women made it clear through messages painted on panties that they are done with […]

Botswana: Gakemotho Basimolodi-Tailor

Gakemotho got into a holy matrimony with Mr B in 1988; they were happily married and close friend even when Boatweng had an affair outside the marriage leading to a child named Boy being born. Gakemotho accepted the child as her own in a quest to save her marriage to the extent that she played […]

Botswana: Tshepiso Bareng-Salon

Abused by my Boyfriend Tshepiso was abused by her child’s father who left her while she was pregnant and soon as she gave birth, he came back, he asked for forgiveness and they lived happily for a few months. He went back to his old ways and did not support their child. Tshepiso went to […]