Lesotho

  
Country Summary:

Board Member Rethabile Pholo
Staff Members Manteboheleng Mabetha and Ntolo Lekau
When registered 2011
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, UNDP,GIZ Lesotho Council of NGOs.

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

Lesotho Women Parliamentarians leadership training


Lesotho: Councillor Mamakhefu Ramaema

Cllr Mamakhefu Ramaema is a testimony that women can be empowered to lead through training. She also demonstrates the notion that if you empower a woman you have empowered the whole community. The Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government brings together all GL’s core programmes focusing these in local municipalities in each of […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho – Tsepo Moorosi

Cllr Tsepo Moorosi was born and grew up in the rural village called Ha- Mapote in Qacha’s Nek district, a very mountainous district in the country with the 344 km from Maseru. He had always been such a very strict and traditional Mosotho man where most people didn’t really go well with him as they used to say he was just too complicated. Cllr Tsepo first encountered with Gender Links July 2014 […]

September 18, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho – Tieang Sefali

“Gender Equality is a human right and is everybody’s responsibility”  “The time is now for the nation to be free”. These are some of the words of Cllr Sefali when he was first interviewed as a driver of change. “It is very difficult to change old people’s minds as they are very firm about these issues […]

September 18, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho – MANOOSI KHETSI 

Manoosi Khetsi is a well-respected and very powerful woman in her village, both in politics and in other social development activities.  She is the councillor at Likila Council from the Tsime village where she also works as a village health worker on a daily basis when she is not at the council. Her career is challenging as she serves a […]

September 18, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho – Mamakhefu Ramaema

The first and best memory Cllr Mamakhefu Ramaema had with Gender Links was when Gender Links visited their council Sephokong Community council for COE stages 1&2. Cllr Mamakhefu was part of the management meeting because she is the chairperson of social services committee in the council. She described that day as the best day that ever happened to her council as Gender Links was the first organisation to want to work with […]

September 18, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: TSEKO THEJANE

 “I do not mind working very hard as long as it is going to worth it at the end of the day” Cllr Tseko was born in a very small village called Ha-Leshoele in the district of Leribe.He grew up there his whole life and attended schools there. After completing his Form C he decided […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Governance | HIV/AIDS | Politics Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: Tieang Sefali

Tieang Sefali comes along way with Gender Links (GL) and he now takes it as his family. The first interaction was when he was a councilor at Ts’ana Talana Council and he has never looked back ever since. He has attended all the COE trainings during his term and  they part a very important part […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence | Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: Neo Mahase

“Determination is what made me who I am today” Councillor Neo Mahase was born and bred in Thabana-Morena Ha Leboto in the Mafeteng district where most people know it as a district of lots of fighting’s amongst Sesotho musicians. Clouncillor Neo also calls himself as a rural boy. He grew up there and he is […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Drivers of Change | Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

LESTHO: MPHO MARATHANE

I first met Gender Links in Quthing District in Lesotho, when they invited me to deliver and facilitate at a workshop for empowering women in politics. I facilitated on Gender and Elections, as I was the District Voter Education Officer for Independent Electoral Commission in Quthing District then, who was so passionate about Gender issues […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Gender equality | Politics Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: Manoosi Khetsi

Manoosi Khetsi is a well-respected and very powerful woman in her village, both in politics and in other social development activities. She is the councillor at Likila Council from the Tsime village where she also works as a village health worker and that is where all these started and her first love for community development. […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Health | HIV/AIDS | Politics Programs: Protocol @ work
Lesotho

Office

Country ManagerManteboheleng Mabetha
Phone00 266 22 316 755
Emaillesmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressGender Links Lesotho,LNDC Kingsway Mall,Block C, 4th floor, Room 421 Development House