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)

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

First call for grants: Women, Voice & Leadership SA

First call for grants: Women, Voice & Leadership SA

Opportunity announcement date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 Opportunity closing date: Friday, 21 February 2020 South African Women’s Rights organisations are invited to apply for funding under the Government of Canada Women Voice and Leadership-South Africa Fund (WVL SA). The initiative arises from Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) addressing six main elements: i) promoting gender equality and the empowerment of […]

February 12, 2020 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality | Young Women Programs: GL Services

South Africa: Long walk to women’s freedom

South Africa: Long walk to women’s freedom

By Colleen Lowe Morna Cape Town, 11 February:  Thirty years since Nelson Mandela walked out of jail, South Africa is still the most unequal country in the world and the gender pay gap shows little sign of abating. These are the findings of the Inequality Trends Report launched by Statistics South Africa and several partners […]

February 12, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: GL Commentary Service

I A J Journal

The journal is the publication of the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism No longer current

December 18, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

365 days of action to end violence against women and children

Assessing progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan 2007 – 2011 and assessing the efforts, activities and strategies put in place to deal with the high level of crimes against women and children.

Report to the CEDAW Committee on South Africa’s Implementation of CEDAW

The Commission for Gender Equality reported on the implementation of CEDAW to the people of South Africa and the international community. The report covers the period 1998-2008.

December 18, 2019 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

South Africa’s compliance with the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action

This report is an evaluation of how much progress has been made at national level following the adoption of the Beijing Platform of Action.

December 18, 2019 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Marking Gains and Counting Losses in 20 years of Democracy

International IDEA Conference Booklet and Programme – a Round table on Perspectives on Democratic Accountability in South Africa

December 18, 2019 Themes: Education | Governance Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Framework Strategy (2014-2019)

The intended outcomes of the ASRH&R framework strategy will benefit the adolescent population of the country as well as family and service providers.

Factors Associated with Teenage Pregnancy: A National Perspective

This booklet is a summary of the key findings of a study on teen pregnancy. The findings are congruent with past and current literature on teen pregnancies in South Africa, but also bring new dimensions to the discourse.  

Beyond numbers: Gender audit of the May 2019 South African elections

South Africa has 46% women in the House of Assembly and provincial legislatures and 50% women in cabinet. All the speakers in national and provincial legislatures are women. Women voters predominate. However, the goal of women leaders of political parties is elusive and only six of 48 political parties are led by women. There has […]

South Africa


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