South Africa

Thoko-Mpumlwana Mbuyiselo Botha

 

Country Summary:

Board Member(s) Thoko Mpumlwana

Mbuyiselo Botha

Staff Member (s) Susan Mogari- Country Programme Officer
When registered 2011
Alliance Focal Network South African women in Dialogue (SAWID)
Government COEs 20 View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 15
Key partners South African women in Dialogue (SAWID)

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Deliberate actions to achieve gender equality in media needed

Deliberate actions to achieve gender equality in media needed

By Tarisai Nyamweda  Pretoria, 4 October: Deliberate. Deliberate was the word of the day at the recently convened Women in Media Dialogue hosted by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in partnership with Media 24. The dialogue sought to create a conversation for communicators and media to propose concrete actions and to address gender inequalities […]

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg: The Programme of Action agreed by 179 governments in 1994 was a huge milestone towards realising population, development and well-being. Twenty-five years down the line there are strides that have been made worldwide in achieving Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) principle of ‘leaving […]

October 1, 2019 Themes: GBV | Gender equality | Health | Human Rights | Young Women Programs: Opinion

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

By Kubi Rama Johannesburg, 12 September: Over the last while I, like many South Africans, have been reeling under the deluge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) everywhere in our country. A gender activist for over 25 years, I did not know what to say or do. I vacillated between anger, powerlessness, fear, grief and then finally […]

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

On the 02nd of September, South Africans woke up to the dreadful news that the missing University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana’s lifeless body was found in Lingelethu West township.  Her death brought back the spotlight on issues of gender-based violence and femicide that have gained prominence in South Africa. Based on media […]

#VoiceandChoice & State of Women in SADC Barometers launched

#VoiceandChoice & State of Women in SADC Barometers launched

Johannesburg: Gender activists from across Southern Africa will on 22 August launch the#VoiceandChoice 2019 Barometer alongside the  State of Women in SADC 2019 report. The Barometer has been produced for the last eleven years by the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, a network of Women’s Rights Organisations that campaigned for the SADC Protocol on Gender […]

Women’s Month 2019: What’s on?

Women’s Month 2019: What’s on?

August marks Women’s Month and every year South Africa sets aside this month to commemorate National Women’s Day and to celebrate the achievements of women from all walks of life as well as count the gains and losses on womens rights. National Women’s Day dates back to 9 August 1956 when 20 000 women marched […]

SA: Gender equality was close to Madiba’s heart

SA: Gender equality was close to Madiba’s heart

By Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 18 July: Today the world celebrates the life of one of the world’s most iconic figures Nelson Mandela.. Mandela Day presents a great opportunity to revisit commitments made to advancing gender equality. Mandela believed “Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression. Our endeavours must […]

SA Voice & Choice summit brings hope to women’s orgs

SA Voice & Choice summit brings hope to women’s orgs

Johannesburg: Gender Links hosted the South Africa #VoiceandChoice summit in Johannesburg at the Kopanong Hotel, Benoni. The two day summit kick started on the 27th and ended on the 28th June 2019. This summit saw over 60 participants from all over South Africa including Mossel Bay Municipality Western Cape Province and Capricorn Municipality Limpopo Province. […]

GL to launch SA Gender & Elections report at Summit

GL to launch SA Gender & Elections report at Summit

Johannesburg, 26 June: South Africa broke new ground in the 2019 elections with 46% women in the House of Assembly and provincial legislatures and 50% women in cabinet. All the speakers in the national and provincial legislatures are women.  Women voters continued to predominate. The goal of gender parity remains elusive in political party leadership; […]

Western Cape: Restorative Justice- Eradicate Generational GBV

The project focus on male juvenile delinquents that is current detained at Horizon Youth Centre on criminal charges, who are fathers. The project occurs on a monthly basis, where neurologist programming occurs. Workshops and Individual development plans take place based on participant’s individual needs. The projects aims to teach youth to be involved and effective […]

South Africa

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