Three Years of Safe Haven

Three Years of Safe Haven ‘Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time’ – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Background Since its inception in September 2017, Gender Links Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) has been a refuge for 69 residents coming from different socio-economic backgrounds and having known numerous types of violence throughout their lifetime […]

Genderlinks Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for GenderLinks At Genderlinks, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Genderlinks and how we use it. If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not […]

September 21, 2020 Themes: Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Seasons greetings

If you believe in equality and justice, help us to double our impact in 2020! As we come to the end of an eventful year I am writing to thank you most sincerely for supporting the work of Gender Links for Equality and Justice. With your help, we have anchored the work of the SADC Gender Protocol […]

December 18, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: GL Services

Economic empowerment

Economic empowerment

Women in Southern Africa constitute slightly more than half of the region’s population, yet key economic indicators show that they make up the majority of those living in poverty and remain underrepresented in decision-making. Women also comprise a majority of the region’s landless, underpaid and unemployed. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Post-2015 agenda, guided […]

October 11, 2017 Themes: Economics Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Farewell messages for Claudia

January 21, 2017 Themes: Youth Programs: GL Services

Farewell messages for Albert

January 21, 2017 Themes: Young Women Programs: GL Services

Mam Viv’s Farewell

January 20, 2017 Themes: Young Women Programs: GL Services

Gender Attitude Survey

Why is it that with all the progressive Constitutions, laws, Protocols and Policies it is still taking so long to achieve gender equality in Southern Africa and around the world?  In 2016, the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance analysed the findings of over 40,000 questionnaires administered around the region measuring gender attitudes. Read the full […]

August 14, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Triangle Project Marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Tuesday, May 17th will mark the 12th annual “International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia”, created to draw attention to the lives of LGBTI people globally and to call for an end to the often violent discrimination they face. This year’s theme relates to the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTI people, a matter close […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URGENT MEDIA ALERT: JUDGEMENT IN HISTORIC SILICOSIS CLASS ACTION TO BE HANDED DOWN TOMORROW Sonke Gender Justice, Section 27 and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) alert members of the media that judgment in the historic silicosis class action, Bongani Nkala and 55 Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd and 31 Others, will be […]

Hlatikulu COE

Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region Shiselweni Number of women councillors 1 Number of men councillors 7 Joined the COE programme 2011 Summit 2010 Hlatikulu is one of the oldest towns in the Shiselweni district. The town itself was established in 1994 and it enjoys a mature canopy of trees gracing the streets and parks, and […]

March 13, 2014 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Vacancy: African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

The Executive Director is responsible for all programmes and projects of the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) including their conceptualisation, implementation according to FEMNET’s contractual obligations and internal policies and reporting on them.

May 10, 2011 Themes: Protocol Programs: About the Alliance