Sports

Zimbabwe: Chegutu Municipality :Advancing health through sports and arts

Chegutu Municipality had its Inaugural Sports and Arts Festival in October 2017.Chapter 2(32) of the Constitution provides that the state must take all practical measures to encourage sport and recreational activities for all people. The Urban Council’s Act Second Schedule( 3 ) Council is to provide ,operate or do all things necessary in provision or […]

July 31, 2018 Themes: Sports Programs: Protocol @ work

Marta Vieira da Silva named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Marta Vieira da Silva named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Press release New York, 12 July: UN Women today announced the appointment of world-renowned Brazilian soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for women and girls in sport. Ms. Vieira da Silva, popularly known by her fans as Marta, will dedicate her efforts to support UN Women’s work for gender equality […]

July 13, 2018 Themes: Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Botswana: Women in sport in the limelight

Botswana: Women in sport in the limelight

By Gomolemo Rasesigo Gaborone, 21 May: The International Working Group (IWG) on women in sports convened a four day conference in Gaborone from 17- 20 May 2018, under the theme, ‘Determine the future, be the change’. The conference attracted over 1400 participants including athletes, researchers, academics, sports administrators, international development organisations, sports organisations, associations and […]

We can back SA’s golden girl by challenging stereotypes

We can back SA’s golden girl by challenging stereotypes

By Colleen Lowe Morna, Johannesburg, 4 May: I remember well when Caster Semenya came home after her first gold win and the controversy it stirred over her sex. Among the many placards at the airport, one carried by a young man read: “Don’t worry Caster, I will marry you!” In other words, she would be […]

May 4, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Human Rights | Sexuality | Sports Programs: Gender & Media

MZANSI TRIO TO COMPETE IN THE IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE_Mapepeza

MZANSI TRIO TO COMPETE IN THE IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE_Mapepeza

Why I fight for all spaces to be safe for women

Why I fight for all spaces to be safe for women

By Colleen Lowe Morna Gaborone, 12 June: Something happened to me last week that reminded me of why I do the exhausting and often thankless work that I do. It was a simple but not so simple matter that strengthened my resolve to “take back the night” and never apologise for doing so to those […]

June 12, 2017 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | Physical violence | Sports | Youth Programs: News

Opportunities for Women Involvement in Sports Exist

While presenting to an audience of journalists and sports industry stakeholders at an International Working Group on Women and Sports sponsored Gender Mainstreaming Engagement Exercise Magdaline Madibela pointed out how the United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030 and the complementary Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) come together to enhance opportunities that can be exploited to improve the involvement […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Sports Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Save Montsho campaighn takes off_Botswana Guardian_12 May 2017

Save Montsho campaighn takes off_Botswana Guardian_12 May 2017

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship_The midweek sun_9 May 2017

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship_The midweek sun_9 May 2017

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017