Institutional change

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 […]

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 […]

Mauritius – “Women should remain determined; there is the space for them in politics.” Sandra Mayotte

“Nowadays, children receive very empowering messages on the status, role and potentiality of women.” Sandra Marie Monia Mayotte is a member of the National Assembly and a member of the […]

Mauritius – “An increased representation of women in politics should not be pursued with the mere aim of a ‘politics of numbers’, but rather a ‘politics of ideas’ for greater social and gender justice.” Sheila Bunwaree

“Until and unless poverty and inequality are addressed, stability and social cohesion will be under threat. There can be no peace without justice” Dr Sheila Bunwaree’s initial encounter with Gender […]

Zimbabwe: Chipo Mucheto

Zimbabwe: Chipo Mucheto

Breaking New Ground Picture a Fire Fighter for a moment! What are you imagining? A male?  Strong and heroic? The reality is a bit different but it’s an image of […]

Zimbabwe: Justina Jani

Zimbabwe: Justina Jani

Women leaders are the best leaders, more positive change come with them. “I thought it was normal for women to be looked down upon and that they should always pave […]

Zimbabwe: Sikhululekile Moyo

Zimbabwe: Sikhululekile Moyo

Enter Action with boldness; If you are unsure of your action do not attempt it: Robert Greene  “Gender Links made it possible to meet other women leaders since I assumed […]

Zimbabwe: Loice Marongere

Zimbabwe: Loice Marongere

I was blank on Gender mainstreaming issues especially with service delivery until I met Gender Links when I was enlightened on the subject. I undertook including situational analysis and sex […]

Zimbabwe: Hamunyari Kwendambairi

Zimbabwe: Hamunyari Kwendambairi

“I had lost all hope and self-esteem and I thought that was the end of my life until I met Gender Links who made it possible for me to pick […]

eSwatini: Nondumiso Maseko

Name Nondumiso Surname Maseko Country Swaziland Give a short history of the leader After graduating in 2016, like every other graduate, i joined in job hunting and was excited to […]

March 4, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho: Malekula Masilo

Name Malekula Surname Masilo Country Lesotho Give a short history of the leader If someone is a leader, many people in the community expect many things not even considering which […]

February 18, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Anuradha Pooran – youngsters should not get involved in drugs and not ruin their lives

Anuradha Pooran – youngsters should not get involved in drugs and not ruin their lives

Mrs Anuradha Pooran is a dynamic 58 year old woman and is the President of APEDED. She had a tough childhood however she managed to complete her form 5 whilst […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Climate Change Programs: Gender Justice