South Africa


Country Summary:

Board Member(s)
Staff Member (s) Naledi Masipa – Programme Associate
When registered 2011
Address 9 Derrick Avenue, Cyrildene, Johannesburg, 2198
Email and phone samanager@genderlinks.org.za
+27(0)11 029 0006/ +27(0)11 028 2410
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


SAWID reflections on the ICJ ruling

SAWID reflections on the ICJ ruling

SAWID holds that South Africa’s case before the ICJ is rooted in Ubuntu, in the compassion and courage that it requires to take into account the needs and well-being of […]

January 28, 2024 Themes: Conflict | Constitutional and legal rights Programs: Gender Justice

SA NGO Kwanele – winner of Grand Challenges Grant

SA NGO Kwanele – winner of Grand Challenges Grant

Kwanele – Bringing Women Justice is the winner of a #GrandChallengesgrant – an initiative fostering innovation to solve pressing global health and development problems and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation! Leonora […]

August 14, 2023 Themes: Gender based violence | Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

South Africa: Women’s Month 2023

South Africa: Women’s Month 2023

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 […]

Women Deliver: Powerful Networking for Impact

Women Deliver: Powerful Networking for Impact

An authoritative fact I have learned is the power of networking through being a delegate of the first physical Women Deliver 2023 Conference post Covid-19. The conference provided me with […]

August 1, 2023 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Justice

SA: Celebrating Women, Voice and Leadership

SA: Celebrating Women, Voice and Leadership

Johannesburg, 14 March 2023: South African women from 31 organisations across six provinces walked away with awards in seven categories at an emotional ceremony on International Women’s Day. “You made the choice […]

March 14, 2023 Themes: Entrepreneurship | GBV | Gender based violence Programs: GL Services

SA: Women’s Voice and Leadership Summit 6-7 March

SA: Women’s Voice and Leadership Summit 6-7 March

The Women’s Voice and Leadership South Africa (WVL-SA) Fund managed by Gender Links is pleased to invite all grantees to enter your project/s/ leader/organisation for an award at the WVL-SA […]

February 9, 2023 Themes: GBV | Gender equality Programs: GL Services

South Africa: Dimpho Mathabela

South Africa: Dimpho Mathabela

Change is the result of true learning “Today I am able to help women and teach them to be independent and not to depend to abusive men” Dimpho is the […]

January 2, 2023 Themes: Young Women Programs: Gender Justice

SA: Summit awards good practices on ending GBV

SA:  Summit awards good practices on ending GBV

Johannesburg, 19 December: Gender Links (GL) affirmed local government councils, entrepreneurs and  drivers of change from across South Africa in the recently ended Economic power to end gender-based violence summit […]

Call for applications on Economic power to end GBV

Call for applications on Economic power to end GBV

Gender Links (GL) seeks summit applications from women entrepreneurs, men working as partners to prevent gender based violence, journalists and local authorities in Eswatini, Madagascar and South Africa to showcase […]

SA: Economic power to end GBV summit to start 14 Dec

SA: Economic power to end GBV summit to start 14 Dec

The  Economic power to end gender-based violence summit hosted by Gender Links in South Africa kick starts from 14 – 15 December 2022 at Kopanong Hotel, Johannesburg.  The summit brings […]

October 13, 2022 Themes: GBV | Gender equality Programs: Advocacy | Gender Justice