Local Government

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 […]

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

Gender@Work in Local Government
June 2017

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs […]

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

All talk, little money for women’s rights

All talk, little money for women’s rights

It’s International Women’s Day and I am struggling with many emotions. I am opening the fourth invitation in as many days to an embassy round table on women’s rights in Southern Africa, and I am tempted to politely request that they donate the lunch or breakfast money to our work on the ground. I have […]

Province urged to use water sparingly_The New Age_14 February 2017

Hukuntsi Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Aug 2015 Buy-in report II Situation analysis Aug 2015 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Aug 2015 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Nov 2015 Workshop V Action planning workshop Nov 2015 Action plan VI Adoption of action […]

Hukuntsi COE

Photo Fact file Country Botswana Province/Region  Kgalagadi District Baseline score  27 Latest score Population  4,654 Number of women councillors Number of men councillors Joined the COE programme  2014 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No Summit Hukuntsi is a village in Kgalagadi District (Kalahari) in Botswana.Hukuntsi, meaning “many corners”, is named for its status as one of the […]

Charleshill Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept  Nov 2015 Buy-in report II Situation analysis  Nov 2015 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development  Nov 2015 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Workshop V Action planning workshop Action plan VI Adoption of action plan and signing of […]

Maun Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept  Oct 2016 Buy-in report II Situation analysis  Oct 2016 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Oct 2016 Village level meeting IV Inception workshop Nov 2016 Workshop Report V Action planning workshop Nov 2016 Action plan VI Adoption of […]