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Glass Ceiling launch

SA: GL and SANEF launch Glass Ceilings report

SA: GL and SANEF launch Glass Ceilings report

Read the Executive Summary |  Read the press release | Read the Mail and Guardian article |  Read article in the Daily Maverick |  Buy the book The third Glass Ceilings survey of South African media launched on 19 October – national press freedom day – 2018 shows that there have been dramatic shifts in the […]

October 19, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Research

Press release: Sexism persists in SA media

Press release: Sexism persists in SA media

Johannesburg, 19 October: Gender Links (GL) and the South Africa National Editors Forum (SANEF) will on 19 October, SA Freedom Day, launch the latest Glass Ceiling: Women in South African media houses research at Emoyeni Conference Centre in Johnnesburg, at 4.30 pm. Despite the equal proportions of women men in the media sector the media […]

October 19, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

Hobbled by misogyny in SA’s media

Hobbled by misogyny in SA’s media

By Colleen Lowe Morna and Glenda Daniels Johannebsurg, 19 October : A presstitute, a whore, a harridan, an animal and a quisling: these are just a few of the misogynous labels that one of South Africa’s best known black women editors has endured in cyber space as she has stood up boldly against state capture. […]

October 19, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media

Glass Ceilings: Women in South African media houses 2018

Glass Ceilings: Women in South African media houses 2018

South Africa, October 2018

October 17, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media

Botswana: Susan Sekgwa

Susan Sekgwa is a classic example of how a victim of GBV in Serowe Botswana turned into an activist and champion of gender equality through trainings facilitated by Gender Links. The Centres of Excellency Project, funded by DFID, is an innovative programme in Botswana delivered Gender Links helps councils to come up with working documents […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Human Rights | Media | Sustainable Development Programs: Protocol @ work

Tanzania: Najjat Omar Documentaries on Rape issue and Early Pregnancy

The first Documentary it a story about a father who raped his four daughters and the government (law enforcement) did not make a justice for the girls, and also shows how the girls were abused in Tabora Region. The second Documentary it is about a story of a 16 year old young lady who got […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | Gender equality | Media | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

Tanzania: Media silencing womens voices and stories

By Yusufu Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 23 August : The 2018 Gender and News Summit which started  in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on today  has shown that the media in the country still has a herculean task in promoting womens voices in and through the media. Presenting the statistics on that first-ever UN Women coordinated […]

August 22, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Advocacy | GEM Summit and Awards | Gender & Media

Tanzania: Data important in telling the gender equality story

Tanzania: Data important in telling the gender equality story

By Khalila Abdul Dar es Salaam, 22 August : Reliable data and statistics are important to help close the gender gap. This was one of the key things discussed at the ongoing Gender and News Summit in Tanzania. Speaking at one of the parallel sessions on data and statistics under the title using data and […]

August 22, 2018 Themes: Gender and Media Awards | Media Programs: Gender & Media

Swaziland: Infojukies

Swaziland – Info Junkies is an information technology company behind the mobile application, GumaSango, to benefit the youth and the general public. The creation of the GumaSango app was inspired by the results of the 2007 study of Violence Against Children and Women in Swaziland which showed a high prevalence of abuse against women and […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Education | HIV/AIDS | Media Programs: Protocol @ work