Protocol @ Work

The SADC Gender Protocol @ Work

Prior to 2013, GL held separate Gender Justice and Local Government  and Gender and Media Summits. Since 2013, GL and the Alliance have held annual SADC Gender Protocol@Work summits, bringing together work in all the ten theme areas of the Protocol. Gender Protocol Barometers have showcased practical examples of positive change from the ground. In 2016 GL carried out an analysis of SADC Protocol@Work summit entries on Sexual and Reproductive Health. These can be viewed here.

View the entries to the Protocol@Work summits below.

 

Lesotho: Thaba Tseka Urban Council

The council is working with  the Ministry of Gender in Thaba Tseka in order to see that the council is in line with gender national policy when they mainstream gender in their work. The council consists of 14 councillors; four are women while ten are men of which the mayor and the deputy are both […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Semonkong Urban Council

Semonkong urban Council is situated deep in the mountains of Lesotho in the district of Maseru. It is about 100km from the capital city. It is a peri-urban and has been made the urban council after the 2011 Local Government Elections. It is the area which attracts many tourists because of its beautiful scenery and […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Quthing Urban Council

Quthing Urban council   is located in the town of Quthing which is well known as Moyeni and also as the camp town or capital of the district. There are two of the most important sets of dinosaur footprints in the region. Domestically, it borders Mohale’s Hoek district in the north and Qacha’s Nek district in the northeast. The council has […]

Lesotho: Qacha’s Nek Urban Council

Qacha’s Nek urban council is located in Qacha’s Nek Lesotho. It capital town is Qacha’s Nek and is the only town in this region. Qacha’s Nek borders on the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and is the only practical entry point from this province. The council has worked very hard to see that Gender policy, action plan, GBV action plan were […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Mohale’s Hoek Urban Council

Mohale’s   Hoek Urban is situated in the district of Mohale’s Hoek Lesotho,the place is well known as horse racing   where people from nine districts come for horse racing.The population is around 19560 and Mohale’s Hoek joined COE process 2013.Their hunger is to fight gender based violence in their district. Although the council did […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Mazowe Rural District Council

The Mazowe Rural District is in the Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe. The council has crafted a number of gender-related policies to guide its work through implementing a gender policy and an action plan. There are 34 male councillors and 8 female councillors. The council is working to increase the proportion of female councillors from […]

Lesotho – Mohlakeng City Council

Mohlakeng council is found in the Maseru district, but in Mazenod area just along the main road to the Moshoeshoe 1 Airport. Mohlakeng city council is still in progress in trying to formulate a gender policy by gathering some community inputs towards it. At present, there are fourteen councillors with eight being men and six […]

June 21, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Mafeteng Urban Council

Mafeteng Urban Council is located in the   capital city of Mafeteng in Lesotho. The South African border town to Mafeteng is Wepener.The town has a population of around 13,000. Administratively, it is within Mafeteng district Economically the town lies in the centre of a wheat and maize growing area, and agriculture is the main industry. […]

June 21, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Hlotse Urban Council

Hlotse Urban council is located in the   Leribe district and is a very important market town in Lesotho. It is situated on the Hlotse River, near the South African border. The town was founded in 1876 by a British missionary, Reverend John Widdicombe. It was a colonial center until Lesotho gained its independence. The […]

Lesotho: Botha Bothe Urban Council

Botha-Bothe   Urban council is found in the Botha-Bothe district in Lesotho. It has an area of 1,767 km ² and a population of approximately 15,627 Botha-Bothe urban council was the 2nd council to join COE in the Botha-Bothe   district and was the runner up for the 1st District Summit held. The council action […]

June 21, 2018 Themes: Local Government
Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Berea Urban Council

Berea Urban council is found in the Berea district that comprises population of    25 149 approximately. Teyateyaneng is the capital of the district. The council has 14 members which 10 are men and 4 are women, but that doesn’t stop the council from working hard to mainstream gender in their work. There is not much […]

Swaziland: Swazi government promotes self-reliance for women and youth

The Swazi Government Micro Projects Department spearheads a project to improve the quality of life of people at local level (in rural and peri-urban areas of Swaziland). More specifically, its purpose is the socio-economic empowerment of local communities through improved community organisation, increased access to basic services in health, water and sanitation and improved food […]

June 14, 2018 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship
Programs: Economic Justice | Protocol @ work