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

EOI: Video production on Gender@Work in Local Govt

EOI: Video production on Gender@Work in Local Govt

Competent service providers are invited to submit an Expression of Interest for the production of a 20-minute video, drawn from existing footage provided by Gender Links.  The purpose of the video is to document the ground-breaking work on gender responsive local governance in ten countries of the SADC Region.  More on the organisation and its […]

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

SA: Women’s Month funding boost for voice & leadership

SA: Women’s Month funding boost for voice & leadership

Press release Johannesburg, August 20:  As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, Global Affairs Canada is proud to announce the awarding of 40 grants valued at over R22 million through its Women Voice and Leadership (WVL) Fund managed in South Africa by Gender Links (GL).  WVL forms part of Global Affairs Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. […]

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 […]

SA: More women than men now infected by COVID-19

SA: More women than men now infected by COVID-19

By Susan Tolmay and Colleen Lowe Morna, Johannesburg, 5 August: In most of the world, more men than women are infected by, and die as a result of, COVID-19. In South Africa, a pandemic that started with these gender metrics has taken an about turn. Women are now more infected and affected by the deadly […]

28 Aug, 11-13hr: Gender and COVID-19

28 Aug, 11-13hr: Gender and COVID-19

This Women’s Month, join Women’s Voice & Leadership South Africa (WVLSA) – Rapid Response Grantees having a discussion on their experiences during COVID-19 and the government’s response to the pandemic. When: 28 August 2020 Time: 11h00 to 13h00 (SA time) Where: Cyber Dialogue (Gender Links Zoom) To join the dialogue please sign up or login […]

August 1, 2020 Themes: Gender equality | Young Women Programs: Gender & Governance

Covid-19 affecting HIV treatment

Covid-19 affecting HIV treatment

By Fortunate Muzarabani, Bulawayo, 15 July: Undocumented immigrants are struggling to access Anti-Retroviral Treatment in South Africa and in Zimbabwe quarantine centres. Miriam Siziba (not her real name) was in South Africa when the Covid-19 lockdown started, where she worked as a domestic worker in Alberton. As an undocumented immigrant, she was already struggling to […]

Tues 11 Aug 11-13h: Women and Electoral Systems in SA

Tues 11 Aug 11-13h: Women and Electoral Systems in SA

Gender Links in partnership with Commission for Gender Equality(CGE), South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID), and Women Voice and Leadership (WVL)   will host a cyber dialogue on Women’s Political Participation and the Constitutional Court ruling on the Electoral System – Cyber Dialogues. Date: 11 August 2020 Who: Citizens, women, youth, media, electoral system experts, NGOs, […]

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

By Nazlee Arbee, Capetown, 3 July: Amid the COVID -19 pandemic, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual+  (LGBTI+)people have been facing increasing stigmatisation, discrimination and violence as people are in lock down with homoantagonistic families and communities. Over the last month, #AllBlackLivesMatter movements have erupted in the United States of America (USA), highlighting violence tat pertains particularly […]

South Africa

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