SADC Protocol on Gender and Development

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 […]

Call for entries: 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits

Call for entries: 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits

Southern Africa, 15 December 2017: Gender Links (GL) officially invites submissions for the 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summits Entries. The national summits are a platform for documenting and disseminating best practices in gender mainstreaming, gender equality, gender justice and women’s holistic empowerment in all spheres life and human development. The 2018 summits will be held under […]

The National Gender Policy Republic of the Seychelles

The Seychelles’ National Gender Policy is available. There are no  overtly discriminatory laws in the Republic of the Seychelles. The gap therefore lies in the enforcement and implementation of the law. Legislation drafting and domestication of treaties and protocols ratified by the Seychelles should mainstream gender. The gender mainstreaming approaches of SADC, the Commonwealth Secretariat […]

Lesotho: SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Lesotho:  SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Maseru 14 December 2017: The Lesotho SADC Protocol @ Work Summit 2017 was held under the theme Local Action for a Strong 2030 A-gender in Southern Africa! The summit ran for two days, garnered informative case studies of strategies to promote gender equality, women’s empowerment and justice at local and community levels. The summit ended on a […]

December 14, 2017 Themes: SADC Protocol on Gender and Development Programs: News

“How not to lose money”

“How not to lose money”

By Didier Marcel and Nesha Ramen Mauritius 13 December 2017: The Mauritian Chapter of the SADC Protocol Alliance Network, Mauritius Media Watch Organisation embarked on the first series of courses for Women Entrepreneur. The aim of the courses is to help women especially those who are at the margins of society to know how to […]

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 […]

Gender Attitude per Country

Gender Attitude per country  

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. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance)  launched the 2017 edition of the annual SADC Gender Protocol Barometer (Barometer). The launch  coincided with SADC Day which was celebrated in line with the 37th Heads of […]

Policy Brief: SADC Protocol & Agenda 2030

Policy Brief: SADC Protocol & Agenda 2030

August 2017: The SADC Protocol on Gender and Development and Agenda 2030 In September 2015, United Nations Member States adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. A year earlier, in anticipation of the 2015 expiry date of the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), Southern African gender ministers began reviewing the SADC Protocol on […]

Chinsali Municipal Council COE

Photo Fact file Country Zambia Province/Region Mashonaland East Baseline score  50 Post 2015 score Population  112,897 Number of women councillors  1 Number of men councillors  27 Joined the COE programme  2009 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No Summit Chibombo is a town in the Central Province of Zambia, and is headquarters of Chibombo District. The town lies […]