Lesotho

 
Country Summary:

Board Member
Staff Members Manteboheleng Mabetha, Manager, Women’s Political Participation
Ntolo Lekau, Programme Associate
When registered 2011
Address Gender Links Lesotho – LANFE building, Motsamai Street, Stadium Area
Email and phone lesmanager@genderlinks.org.za
00 266 58 932 306
Alliance focal network Women in Law Southern Africa (WLSA-Lesotho)
Government COEs 50 View the Centres of Excellence in Lesotho
Media COEs 8
Key partners Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship, Women in Law Southern Africa (WLSA), EU, UNFPA,GIZ, Lesotho Council of NGOs.

Read more in the attached country report.
Lesotho Strategy Plan 2016 – 2020 

Lesotho Women Parliamentarians leadership training

User-Centred Development of digital solutions for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Lesotho-PfP learning Brief


Lesotho: Celebrating women of firsts

Lesotho: Celebrating women of firsts

Maseru, 15 December: Although the October elections in Lesotho did not result in a dramatic increase in women in parliament, women have become more visible in high level positions than […]

December 21, 2022 Themes: Governance Programs: Advocacy - 50/50 Campaign | Gender & Governance

Lesotho: Gender equality in politics remains elusive

Lesotho: Gender equality in politics remains elusive

Maseru, 10 November: Lesotho appointed its first woman Deputy Prime Minister following the recently ended National elections in October. Nthomeng Majara was sworn in as the first woman Deputy Prime […]

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

Friday 22 July: Gender Links (GL) in partnership with Amplify Change, today announces the launch of the Voice and Choice Fund targeting Women’s Rights Organisations in Southern Africa focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The […]

SADC: Gender attitudes still leave a lot to be desired

SADC: Gender attitudes still leave a lot to be desired

For immediate release Johannesburg, 30 August: With an average score of 61%, gender attitudes in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are gradually changing for the better, but evidence of […]

August 29, 2021 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Advocacy | Research | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

GL, Alliance affirm good practice at Regional Summit

GL, Alliance affirm good practice at Regional Summit

Press release: Johannesburg, 19 March: Gender Links (GL) and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance affirmed organisations and individuals from across Southern Africa in the recently ended Regional Voice and […]

Africa: Less than a quarter of legislators are women

Africa: Less than a quarter of legislators are women

Press release:  Less than a quarter of legislators in Africa are women, new report says. Addis Ababa, 18 March: African countries are still far from achieving women’s equal and effective […]

March 18, 2021 Themes: Politics Programs: News

SADC: GL welcomes new ED and two new board members

SADC: GL welcomes new ED and two new board members

For immediate release: Johannesburg, 14 January: The Gender Links (GL) Board is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director, Kubi Rama (South Africa) and two board members, […]

Lessons in lockdown: Soaring beyond my wildest dreams

Lessons in lockdown: Soaring beyond my wildest dreams

By Manteboheleng Mabetha Maseru, January 2021: At the beginning of 2020 I had a strong feeling that I would achieve great things. I felt that this would be the year […]

January 13, 2021 Themes: Gender equality Programs: GL Commentary Service

Lessons in lockdown: Living each day like it is your last day

Lessons in lockdown: Living each day like it is your last day

By Ntolo Lekau Maseru, 22 January:  I was looking forward to 2020 and people named it twenty plenty, year of good things and year of new possibilities not knowing those […]

January 13, 2021 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

Thaba-Tseka Urban Council COE Hub

Stage Description Date/s Outputs 1 Buy-in meetings and adoption of the Hub and Spoke concept 2 Training of Trainers Workshop 3 Review meetings 4 Study Visits 5 Summit verification

January 13, 2021 Themes: Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance