SADC Protocol on Gender and Development

Hot off the press: 2017 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer

Hot off the press: 2017 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer

        Southern Africa: SADC Gender Protocol Alliance launches the 2017 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer. Johannesburg, 16 August: The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance) will this Thursday August 17 launch the 2017 edition of the annual SADC Gender Protocol Barometer (Barometer). The launch is set to coincide with SADC […]

Young Women’s Alliance Network Nominee

Call for participation in SADC CNGO and Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance Meetings 2017 – please respond by Wednesday 26 July

Alliance Country Focal Network Delegate

Call for participation in SADC CNGO and Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance Meetings 2017 – please respond by Wednesday 26 July

SADC CNGO and Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance Meetings 2017

The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance  is calling for participation in the Civil Society Forum (13-16 August) and its annual strategy meeting (16-19 August) in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meetings are key gatherings for civil society and other stakeholders to engage in finding common solutions to regional challenges. High on the Alliance strategy meeting agenda […]

Chibok girls: What fate awaits the ones set free?

There was huge relief when 82 of the girls kidnapped by Islamist militants Boko Haram in Chibok, north-east Nigeria, in 2014 were freed on Saturday. But, as the BBC’s Alastair Leithead has been finding out, they may still not be able to go back home. The ordeal of being kidnapped by Boko Haram does not […]

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius only one out

The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance) welcomes the signing of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development by Botswana this week after nine of stalling and calls on Mauritius to follow suit. In a statement, Chair of the Alliance Emma Kaliya said: “this is a great moment for the region. Botswana hosts the secretariat […]

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius remains

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius remains

Johannesburg, 2 May: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance) welcomes the signing of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development by Botswana on 27 April after nine years of stalling and calls on Mauritius to follow suit. In a statement, Chair of the Alliance Emma Kaliya said: “this is a great moment for the […]

EAC hails Alliance for leading the way on Gender Equality

EAC hails Alliance for leading the way on Gender Equality

Johannesburg, 09 May: Government and Civil society representatives from the East Africa Community (EAC) who converged in Kampala last week for the launch of their Pilot Gender Barometer have hailed the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gender Protocol Alliance for taking a lead in advancing gender equality in Africa. Speaking at the launch the EAC […]

Malawi government champions the SADC Gender Protocol at CSW61

The Malawi government presented at the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW 61) how having a regional gender instrument like the SADC Gender Protocol (Protocol) has helped to advance the economic empowerment of women. Addressing participants at their side event entitled, ‘Opportunities for women to move up value chains in Malawi through economic empowerment […]

Alliance Chair appointed global gender pay champion

The Alliance Chair, Emma Kaliya was on March 13 appointed as a champion for equal pay alongside high profile government officials, celebrities and gender equality activists. The official announcement was made at a colourful event held at the General Assembly at the United Nations (UN) to coincide with the first day of the 61st edition […]