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At the Coalface – Gender and Local Government in Botswana

This report is part of the second phase of the research project that led to the Gender Links (GL) publication: At the Coalface: Gender and Local Government in Southern Africa. The aim of the second phase is to extend the research on gender and local government to all of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The first phase of the research was conducted in four countries: Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia and South Africa.

February 29, 2012 Programs: At the Coalface | Gender & Governance | Research

The Southern African Media Diversity Journal: Issue 7

The Southern African Media Diversity Journal: Issue 7

From 11 June to 11 July 2010, South Africa will host the FIFA World Cup.
An estimated 2.7 million spectators will watch the global mega-event’s 64 matches played around the country. And when the final is shown, a television audience of up to 28 billion people will have their eyes on South Africa. One of the most popular sports in the world, known both as soccer and football, the “beautiful game,” is at the centre of the region’s agenda right now.

The Southern African Media and Diversity Journal: Issue 8

The Southern African Media and Diversity Journal: Issue 8

FIFA World Cup 2010, Soccer 2010, and even just sometimes just referred to as 2010 – the upcoming month-long sports event to be held in South Africa this coming June to July, has captured the attention of the Southern African region as a whole. Known as soccer in some countries, and football in others, “the beautiful game” is one of the world’s most popular sports. World Cup 2010, the first World Cup to be held on African soil, is one of the most important upcoming sporting, economic, media and social events for the region. The event has the potential to offer women and men in the region opportunities to participate in and access a range of economic opportunities as well as to ensure a social legacy from 2010.

February 29, 2012 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC) | Journal

Zimbabwe Centres of Excellence for Gender Mainstreaming in Local Government Manual

Zimbabwe Centres of Excellence for Gender Mainstreaming in Local Government Manual

The Zimbabwe manual is designed as a complement to the Local Government Gender Strategy developed in 2009 and provides the tools for understanding what gender mainstreaming is; why it is important; and how to go about developing a gender action plan. The Zimbabwe manual is also the first Centres of Excellence for Gender Mainstreaming at Local Government process manual; as it brings together all of the key materials that will ensure that gender is mainstreamed across tiers within councils.

February 29, 2012 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance | Training

SADC Gender Protocol 2010 Barometer

SADC Gender Protocol 2010 Barometer

This study is a sequel to the 2009 Gender Protocol Baseline Barometer and has become the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance’s benchmarking tool towards the realisation of the 28 targets set for 2015 which incorporate and enhance the existing African and global commitments.

At the coalface: gender and government in Mozambique

At the coalface: gender and government in Mozambique

This report is part of the third phase of the research project that led to the Gender Links (GL) publication: At the Coalface: Gender and Local Government in Southern Africa. The aim of this programme is to conduct research on gender and local government in all of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. So far research has been completed in ten: Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

February 29, 2012 Themes: Local Government Programs: At the Coalface | Gender & Governance | Research

Whose news? Whose views? – Southern Africa Gender in Media Handbook

Whose news? Whose views? – Southern Africa Gender in Media Handbook

For too long, the media in Southern Africa has portrayed women as victims of violence or objects of beauty À“ not as human beings with hopes and visions, dreams and aspirations. Can the media make a difference? This handbook lights the way.

November 29, 2011 Programs: Gender & Media | Gender Policies | Policy and action plans

Bappoo : ‘Des ressources féminines inexploitées’.

Lors d’une rencontre avec la presse pour rendre public le programme de la Journée Internationale de la femme ; Sheila Bappoo, ministre de l’Egalite du Genre, du Développement de l’enfant et du Bien-être de la famille a déplore qu’il y ait des ressources féminines qui ne sont pas exploitées. Elle a annonce le lancement d’un projet de rajeunissement des associations féminines ainsi qu’une plate-forme nationale pour promouvoir l’engagement des femmes en politique.

Gender and Media Handbook – Executive Summary

Gender and Media Handbook – Executive Summary

Hands up anyone reading this who is aware that 18 percent of members of parliament in Southern Africa are women and that this percentage is higher than in the United States and Europe? Ever heard any discussion of this in the media? Now imagine that an ethnic or racial group in any one of our countries represented 55 percent of the population, but only had 18 percent of the seats in parliament.

May 14, 2010 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Gender Policies | Policy and action plans

Glass Ceiling report: Tanzania

Glass Ceiling report: Tanzania

This audit of women and men in Tanzania media houses is part of the Glass Ceilings: Women and Men in Southern African Media study conducted by Gender Links (GL) in partnership with the Gender and Media Southern African (GEMSA) Network in Tanzania. The findings will be used in a global study being carried out by […]

February 26, 2010 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Glass Ceiling Research | Research