Media

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2017

Now in its ninth edition, the 2017 Barometer is the first assessment of the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol. Moving with the times, the Alliance has also expanded the two main yardsticks in the Barometer. Both the SADC Gender and Development Index (SGDI) and the Citizen Score Card (CSC) are longer. The Barometer includes many MERF […]

SADC Protocol@Work Community of Practice launch on 8 December!

SADC Protocol@Work Community of Practice launch on 8 December!

Johannesburg, 05 December 2017: Gender Links (GL) will launch the SADC Protocol@Work virtual Community of Practice (COP) on December 8, under the theme Making Information Technology (IT) Work for Gender Justice. Partners are cordially invited to join us at Physical centres across Southern Africa from 11 to 14.00 South Africa time Virtually on the Zoom […]

Whose (on)line is it anyway?

Whose (on)line is it anyway?

By Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 30 November: Misogyny and abuse, crude insults, sexual harassment, trolling, ridicule the list goes on are some of the forms of violence women face as they try to participate in dialogue, debate and make their voices and presence count online. As we celebrate 16 Days of activism issues of online safety […]

November 30, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence | ICT's | Media Programs: News

CSW 2018: GAMAG Statement to the Commission

CSW 2018: GAMAG Statement to the Commission

Toronto, 20 October 2017: The Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) urges the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to take action to advance gender equality in and through the media, information and communication technologies. In its statement to the Commission, GAMAG outlines eight (8) policy and practice actions for UN Member States, […]

October 26, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | ICT's | Media Programs: Gender & Media

IAWRT to host media gender mainstreaming workshop

IAWRT to host media gender mainstreaming workshop

Johannesburg, 2 October: International Association of Women in Radio and Television will host a Gender Mainstreaming Workshop on  Friday, 6th October 2017. In 2015 IAWRT conducted a Gender Monitoring Survey in 8 different countries that examined the role that women play in each country’s public radio and television stations. The report revealed information about the […]

October 5, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media | News

GMDC Delegate

July 21, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Gender and Media Diversity Centre Meeting 2017

Gender Links is calling for a Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC) meeting from 16-18 August 2017. The aim of the meeting is to take stock of GMDC partner activities in the past year and identify areas that need strengthening in the GMDC. Secondly, the meeting will be part of the SADC Gender Protocol Alliance […]

July 21, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

World Press Freedom a far cry from equality

By Tarisai Nyamweda, Media stakeholders including government officials, civil society, journalists and editors met on 3 May in Johannesburg, South Africa to celebrate and engage on World Press Freedom under the theme “critical minds for critical times”. The celebrations coordinated by Gender Links (GL), Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, Freedom of Expression Institute, Media […]

May 10, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

SA: No to gender based censorship in the news

SA: No to gender based censorship in the news

Johannesburg, 3 May: On World Press Freedom Day held this year under the banner “Critical Minds for Critical Times”, Gender Links calls for an end to gender based censorship in the news. A Southern African advocacy NGO that has done extensive research on gender in the media, Gender Links joins the Institute for the Advancement […]

May 3, 2017 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | GL Commentary Service

Gender and Media Progress Study country reports

In 2015 Gender Links undertook the GMPS research covering 14 SADC countries. This is a follow up to 2010 GMPS research conducted by Gender Links, the Gender and Media Southern Africa (GEMSA) Network and the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) The final GMPS report (available online), with comments, inputs, and recommendations on the way […]

May 2, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender & Media