Lobbying and advocacy

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 […]

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

Veronique Celestin – Mauritius

Veronique Celestin – Mauritius

One of the most memorable experiences that I have had with Gender Links was our first meeting where all of the survivors told their own stories and I told my story to others who were just like me. We all learned that we are not alone and that other people understand us. I felt free and all of us cried. It was a defining moment for me.

October 2, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Justice

Marie Josee Medon – Mauritius

Marie Josee gained organisational skills and learnt how to manage money and create a profit when she attended Gender Links workshops and training sessions.

September 21, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Justice


I was born in July 1968 in Lupane in Matebeleland North. Born in a family of 8 with five girls and 4 boys, during the days when we still had […]

Zimbabwe: Resta Dzvinyangoma

Born in 1974 in a family of 5, I was deprived to sit for my Ordinary level examinations by my father in favour of my brothers. My mother had no […]

Zimbabwe: Nancy Mbaura: Driver of Change

Nancy Mbaura is a holder of a BSc Women & Gender Studies from the Women University in Africa (WUA) and a Zimbabwean, philanthropist and gender activist. She was born at […]

Namibia: Felicia Motinga

Name Felicia Surname Motinga Country Namibia Give a short history of the leader Attending more in Gender links programs workshops, Mini, National and Regional summits and compete with different .Where […]

June 26, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work


Give a short history of the leader A definite light bulb moment was when I realised that the dream I had since 2005 it became a reality. Named the SAPS […]

Botswana: Kesegofetse Keitumetse

Name Kesegofetse Surname Keitumetse Country Botswana Give a short history of the leader Iam a gender focal person, crime prevention coordinator, a counsellor, motivational speaker and mentor. i am in […]

June 10, 2019 Themes: GBV Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Botswana: Reginah Mojaphoko

I started working as a public servant in 1992 and I worked in 5 different districts implementing government policies and in all of them I have acquired different skills, cultures […]