South Africa

Thoko-Mpumlwana Mbuyiselo Botha 

Country Summary:

Board Member(s) Thoko Mpumlwana

Mbuyiselo Botha

Thomas Amos

Staff Member (s)
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)

Read more in the South Africa report. View the South Africa Facebook page.South Africa Strategy 2016 – 2020


 

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, Marie Annick Savripenne (Mauritius) and Celine Marie Yolande (Madagascar) effective 1 January 2021. Rama served as Deputy CEO and brings more than 25 years of […]

SADC: Protect women & girls from harmful practices

SADC: Protect women & girls from harmful practices

Dr. Makanatsa Makonese, Johannesburg, 7 January: Southern African has been struggling to end harmful cultural practices that impact women and girls’ (and often boys and men’s) rights, health and well-being for a long time.  These practices include early, forced and child marriages, forced widow inheritance, female genital mutilation and sexual intercourse between fathers-in-law and newly […]

South Africa: Alma Kritzinger

“Working with Gender Links and other stakeholders, changed my mind-set to become more gender aware and focussing on a holistic approach to address gender issues and bring services such as access to water or  HBC assistance.” Networking is not collecting contacts; networking is about planting relationship. Since 2011, working with Alma Kritzinger at Mossel Bay Municipality, I was introduced to the Gender Links process […]

November 21, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

South Africa: Debora Makgoba

“The My Life Program changed my life on gender activist. I also realised that not all men are not good. I realised that kids need love from both parents but unfortunately they get it from a single parent hence their behaviour. This helped me to have a mind of volunteering on community work and prioritise young people especially boys.” I am a Pastor and my […]

November 21, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Learning journey: We meet to part, we part to meet

Learning journey: We meet to part, we part to meet

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg,  Eight years ago I made a career move to be in the trenches of gender equality work. This was a huge milestone in my life as it was my first job as a manager – responsible for five Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) country offices where Gender Links has offices. I […]

October 11, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: News

I story: I survived COVID-19

I story: I survived COVID-19

By *Mapula Ditaba Johannesburg, 5 October:I remember vividly when a 21 day lock down was announced by the President from the 26 March 2020. I thought this is just 21 day all will be well and everything will be back to normal. It was not about the times and the dates it was about a […]

October 5, 2020 Themes: Gender equality | Health Programs: GL Commentary Service

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

NGOs call on Govt to boost gender response to COVID

NGOs call on Govt to boost gender response to COVID

Press release Johannesburg 10 September: Organisations working to promote women’s rights amid COVID-19 have called on the government to intensify gender-responsive solutions to the pandemic, especially gender based violence. In a cyber dialogue sharing experiences of promoting women’s rights during the pandemic, grantees of the Women’s Voice and Leadership Fund acknowledged the efforts made by […]

September 10, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: News

SADC Gender Barometer 2020 Foreword by Dr. T

SADC Gender Barometer 2020 Foreword by Dr. T

By Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Johannesburg, 9 August 2020: #VoiceandChoice resonates with the subject closest to my heart: quality sexual and reproductive health services. Without voice there is no choice. Without choice women and girls have little hope of realising their full potential in their public and private lives. Their choices must be supported with access […]

SAWID: Message of support for Barometer 2020

SAWID: Message of support for Barometer 2020

Ms. Colleen Lowe Morna and Members of the SADC Gender Protocol Alliance Please accept our warmest greetings and congratulations for organising this webinar launch of the 12 th edition of the SADC Gender Barometer #VoiceandChoice in the Time of COVID-19 at such an uncertain time in the life of our country. At a time of […]

South Africa

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Country ManagerKubi Rama
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