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Resta Dzvinyangoma: Life after overcoming painful situations

Alderman Resta Dzvinyangoma is the first-born daughter in a family of three girls and two boys. She was deprived of the right to finish her secondary school education by her […]

A councillor should ensure the mental, physical as well as spiritual emancipation of inhabitants in the locality.

Dhanita Devi Ramsaran is an elected village councillor of the District Council of Flacq since the year 2020. She has known Gender Links via social media and has also previously […]

Additionally, as a dedicated pastor, she takes her advocacy several steps ahead : she shares the beauty and necessity of equality between men and women with the followers of her faith.

Additionally, as a dedicated pastor, she takes her advocacy several steps ahead : she shares the beauty and necessity of equality between men and women with the followers of her faith.

Natacha Hossanny began her career as an officer at the Municipality of Port-Louis (MPL) in 2012. She has known Gender Links (GL) since then and has witnessed the admirable endeavour […]

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

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.” Sita Saminaden

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.”  Sita Saminaden

Sita Saminaden is the Director of Stephen Business School in Mauritius and is a member of the political party ‘Rassemblement Mauricien’. Her first encounter with Gender Links occurred in 2021 […]

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.” Neena Ramdenee

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.”  Neena Ramdenee

“One should know how to use one’s knowledge to the benefit of the people.”  Neena Ramdenee’s first encounters with Gender Links occurred more than ten years back through Loga Virahsawmy, […]

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

“People should be at the heart of the development of a country and therefore of any decision.”  Nicolas Jummun is a non-teaching staff of St. Mary’s College and a founding […]

May 2, 2022 Themes: Elections | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius – “Veins of steel, heart of honey”, Anishta Babooram

Mauritius – “Veins of steel, heart of honey”, Anishta Babooram

“It is very important for women to be economically independent, even more so in the 21st century and to not be afraid to speak up.” Anishta Babooram is an educator […]

Mauritius – “Don’t let things happen, make things happen” Rama Ersapah

Mauritius – “Don’t let things happen, make things happen” Rama Ersapah

“People should be able to assist a debate being led by a woman and give due regard to potentiality and meritocracy irrespective of gender.” Rama Ersapah is currently a Lecturer […]

March 10, 2022 Themes: Drivers of Change | Gender equality | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius -“For women politicians to drive change, we need feminist-minded politicians” Dr Ramola Ramtohul

Mauritius -“For women politicians to drive change, we need feminist-minded politicians” Dr Ramola Ramtohul

“The weaker the women’s lobby, the less potential one has to drive change.” Dr Ramola Ramtohul is Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Mauritius. Her […]

Zimbabwe: Shingirirai Tanaka Chikazhe

Zimbabwe: Shingirirai Tanaka Chikazhe

Name Shingirirai Tanaka Surname Chikazhe Sex ü  Male     Name of Organisation National Junior Councils Association of Zimbabwe (NJCA) Designation Executive Director Country Zimbabwe Province Harare Metropolitan City/ Town/ […]

May 26, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Phineas Sanyanga

Zimbabwe: Phineas Sanyanga

  Name Phineas Surname Sanyanga Sex ¨ Female   √¨ Male Name of Organisation Redcliff Town Municipality Junior Council Designation Junior Mayor for Redcliff Town Junior Council Country Zimbabwe Province […]

May 24, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance