Madagascar

Alliance Focal Point Organization: FPFE-GEMSA
Contact Person: Iafine Papisy Tracoulat
Physical Address: Villa Marie France Seth, P/lle 14/22 Salazamay Sud, Toamasina, Madagascar
Email: iafine_tracoulat@yahoo.fr
Telephone: +261 32 04 771 18

Learning Journey: A passion for learning

“You just need to have a passion for learning,” Claudia Rakotonirina Time spent at Gender Links (GL) is always an opportunity to learn and to share. 2015 was a memorable year for me both at a professional and personal level.  As a programme officer of GL Madagascar, my tasks at the office are varied but […]

Baromètre de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement, Madagascar

Baromètre de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement, Madagascar

A un an de l’échéance de 2015, Madagascar a encore un long chemin Á  faire pour atteindre les objectifs fixés par le Protocole de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement (PSG) et les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD).

Madagascar Alliance Village and country level workshop reports

Madagascar Alliance Village and country level workshop reports

These reports set out building blocks for the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance in Botswana led by the Alliance focal network in collaboration with Gender Links and the Alliance Secretariat.

International: Women in peace and gendered reinforcements

International: Women in peace and gendered reinforcements

Johannesburg, 20 September: Tomorrow is International Peace Day. The focus this year is peace education pledging, “to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect. Let us invest in the schools and teachers that will build a fair and inclusive world that embraces diversity.À

A recent Gender Links Study on the prevalence of violence against women (VAW) in the Limpopo province of South Africa found that more than half (57%) of women who had attended school said they had been sexually harassed at school or university. They referred to incidents where a teacher, principal or lecturer hinted or threatened that they would fail exams, get bad marks and that their schooling would be adversely affected, if they did not provide sexual favours.

Baromètre de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement Madagascar 2012

Baromètre de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement  Madagascar 2012

Madagascar a encore un long chemin Á  faire avant d’atteindre les objectifs fixés Á  l’échéance de 2015 par le Protocole de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement. Cependant, dans un contexte de crise sociopolitique qui affecte le pays depuis trois ans, les progrès enregistrés, bien que timides, sont louables.

Madagascar: FAWE’s Centre of Excellence model for keeping girls in school

A Forum for African Women Educationalists – Madagascar Chapter (FAWE)’s Centre of Excellence initiative is a school where gender is integrated into the academic curricula, social and physical education programmes. The Forum enrolled Lycée Imerintsiatosika School in Madagascar as a Centre for Excellence for Gender in Education.

Madagascar: First national Gender and Local Government summit and awards

Madagascar: First national Gender and Local Government summit and awards

More than 160 participants from all over the country gathered at the International Conference Center of Antananarivo for the first national gender and local government summit and Awards

Madagascar: Foot soldiers of the 16 Days Campaign – Organising a UNiTE White March in Antananarivo

Madagascar: Foot soldiers of the 16 Days Campaign – Organising a UNiTE White March in Antananarivo

The thought of organising the Unite White March held in Antananarivo in 29th of November 2011 proved to be a big challenge to me.

December 15, 2011
Programs: About the Alliance | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Madagascar: Women tackle population growth

Daniel Soadava and Samoela Razafindram bohoare known as “the mean women” in Antalaha, a small town on the east coast of Madagascar. “Men complain that we are always saying bad things about them,” they laugh.

November 22, 2011
Programs: About the Alliance | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Education for All in Madagascar keeps girls in school

Education for All in Madagascar keeps girls in school

The National Movement for Education for All in Madagascar (NMEAM) launched a campaign for positive discrimination in favour of girls in 2011. The campaign is promoting Article 14 of the SADC Gender Protocol which calls upon States Parties, by 2015 to enact laws that promote equal access to and retention in primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational and non-formal education in accordance with the Protocol on Education and Training and the Millennium Development Goals.

Madagascar – Centres of Excellence

Madagascar – Centres of Excellence

SAHA, a rural development association working with local councils, will be supporting the Gender Links Madagascar office in its roll-out of eight new Centres of Excellence on gender mainstreaming in local government.

September 6, 2011
Programs: About the Alliance | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2010 Madagascar

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2010 Madagascar

A travers une série d’indicateurs, le Baromètre du Protocole de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement définit l’état actuel des jalons sociaux, politiques et économiques posés. Ce Baromètre a pour but de renforcer le monitorage et l’évaluation des composantes du Protocole de la SADC sur le Genre et le Développement.